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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To attribute; ascribe to a cause or source.

Usage examples (34)
  • No liberal man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed his opinion.
  • Though I don't use the word impute too often its etymology is in some ways consistent with the answer to David's question.
  • Jumping back to Samuel Johnson's word impute, its meaning was to subtract from that same metaphorical balance sheet. about podictionary
  • We make or "impute" these mental abstractions all the time. for more
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