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impute

EN[ɪmˈpjuːt] [-uːt]
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    Definition of impute in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGimputesPRimputingPT, PPimputedSUF-té
    1. VT To attribute or ascribe (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source.
      1. The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness.
    2. VT (theology) To ascribe (sin or righteousness) to someone by substitution.
      1. VT To take account of; to consider; to regard.
        1. VT To attribute or credit to.
          1. We imputed this quotation to Shakespeare.
          2. People impute great cleverness to cats.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • What I mean is this: Clive's narrative, in its dialectic of good and bad guys, however fairhandedly developed, imputes moving spirits to nudge along the story
          • Kyla said she was delighted to meet other Pakistanis. When I'd made the appointment with her I had been too, but now my enthusiasm was dead. I was worried that Moosa would impute her wackness onto me.
          • The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
        Related Links:
        1. fr impute
        2. fr imputer
        3. fr imputez
        4. en imputes
        5. en imputed
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        Grammatically, this word "impute" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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