verb (used with object), imputed, imputing.
to attribute or ascribe:
The children imputed magical powers to the old woman.
to attribute or ascribe (something discreditable), as to a person.
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.
Theology. to attribute (righteousness, guilt, etc.) to a person or persons vicariously; ascribe as derived from another.
Obsolete. to charge (a person) with fault.
to attribute or ascribe (something dishonest or dishonourable, esp a criminal offence) to a person
to attribute to a source or cause: I impute your success to nepotism
(commerce) to give (a notional value) to goods or services when the real value is unknown
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.
[im-pyoo-tres-uh-buh l] /ˌɪm pyuˈtrɛs ə bəl/ adjective 1. not liable to decomposition or putrefaction; incorruptible: a tanning process to make skins imputrescible.
Internet Monthly Report
- Imran khan
/ˈɪmrɑːn ˈkɑːn/ noun 1. full name Imran Ahmad Khan Niazi. born 1952, Pakistani cricketer and politician: an all-rounder, he played in 88 test matches and captained Pakistan to victory in the 1992 World Cup
- Imre nagy
[nod-yuh, noj] /ˈnɒd yə, nɒdʒ/ noun 1. Imre [im-re] /ˈɪm rɛ/ (Show IPA), 1896–1958, Hungarian political leader: premier 1953–55, 1956. /Hungarian nɔdj/ noun 1. Imre (ˈimrɛ). 1896–1958, Hungarian statesman; prime minister (1953–55; 1956). He was removed from office and later executed when Soviet forces suppressed the revolution of 1956; reburied with honours in 1989