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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Impute

    im-pūt′, v.t. to reckon as belonging to (in a bad sense): to charge: (theol.) to attribute vicariously: (rare) to take account of.—adj. Imput′able, capable of being imputed or charged: attributable.—ns. Imput′ableness, Imputabil′ity.—adv. Imput′ably.—n. Imputā′tion, act of imputing or charging: censure: reproach: the reckoning as belonging to.—adjs. Imput′ative, imputed; Imput′atively.—n. Imput′er. [Fr. imputer—L. imputāre, -ātumin, in, putāre, to reckon.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impute in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cicero:

    No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion.

  2. Daniel Rose:

    First, the captain, individually, is obviously not a realistic source of recovery for the families, second, the only reason to assert allegations against the captain is to impute his acts or omissions to TOTE, but it still has to be done in a way to defeat the limitation. Simply suing the Captain does not accomplish that.

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