attribute

<logic, metaphysics, T. Aquinas, accident, scholasticism>, <Descartes, limited substance, monism, Spinoza> a property or feature possessed by a substance. In the philosophical nomenclature employed by Aquinas and Descartes, attributes are commonly regarded as essential to the substances that have them.

[A Dictionary of Philosophical Terms and Names]

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