Definitions for imputeɪmˈpyut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impute, ascribe, assign, attribute(verb)

    attribute or credit to

    "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"

  2. impute(verb)

    attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source

    "The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness"

Wiktionary

  1. impute(Verb)

    To reckon as pertaining or attributable; to charge; to ascribe; to attribute; to set to the account of; to charge to one as the author, responsible originator, or possessor; -- generally in a bad sense.

  2. impute(Verb)

    To ascribe (sin or righteousness) to someone by substitution.

  3. impute(Verb)

    To take account of; to consider; to regard.

  4. impute(Verb)

    To attribute or credit to.

  5. impute(Verb)

    To attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source.

    The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness.

  6. Origin: imputer, imputare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impute(verb)

    to charge; to ascribe; to attribute; to set to the account of; to charge to one as the author, responsible originator, or possessor; -- generally in a bad sense

  2. Impute(verb)

    to adjudge as one's own (the sin or righteousness) of another; as, the righteousness of Christ is imputed to us

  3. Impute(verb)

    to take account of; to consider; to regard


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