Imputable



[im-pyoot] /ɪmˈpyut/

verb (used with object), imputed, imputing.
1.
to attribute or ascribe:
The children imputed magical powers to the old woman.
2.
to attribute or ascribe (something discreditable), as to a person.
3.
Law. to ascribe to or charge (a person) with an act or quality because of the conduct of another over whom one has control or for whose acts or conduct one is responsible.
4.
Theology. to attribute (righteousness, guilt, etc.) to a person or persons vicariously; ascribe as derived from another.
5.
Obsolete. to charge (a person) with fault.
/ɪmˈpjuːtəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being imputed; attributable; ascribable
/ɪmˈpjuːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to attribute or ascribe (something dishonest or dishonourable, esp a criminal offence) to a person
2.
to attribute to a source or cause: I impute your success to nepotism
3.
(commerce) to give (a notional value) to goods or services when the real value is unknown
adj.

1620s, from Medieval Latin imputabilis, from Latin imputare (see impute).
v.

early 15c., from Old French imputer (14c.) and directly from Latin imputare “to reckon, make account of, charge, ascribe,” from assimilated form of in- “in, into” (see in- (2)) + putare “reckon, clear up, trim, prune, settle” (see pave). Related: Imputed; imputing.

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