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  1. imputeverb

    reckon, assign, ascribe, charge, consider, attribute, imply, insinuate

  2. imputeverb

    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.

    attribute, insinuate, consider, ascribe, charge, assign, reckon, imply

  3. imputeverb

    To ascribe (sin or righteousness) to someone by substitution.

    reckon, attribute, charge, imply, assign, consider, insinuate, ascribe

  4. imputeverb

    To take account of; to consider; to regard.

    insinuate, reckon, ascribe, charge, assign, attribute, consider, imply

  5. imputeverb

    To attribute or credit to.

    ascribe, insinuate, assign, reckon, consider, attribute, charge, imply

  6. imputeverb

    To attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source.

    The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness.

    charge, consider, attribute, ascribe, imply, reckon, insinuate, assign

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imputeverb

    We may attribute to a person either that which belongs to him or that which we merely suppose to be his. We attribute to God infinite power. We may attribute a wrong intent to an innocent person. We may attribute a result, rightly or wrongly, to a certain cause; in such case, however, attribute carries always a concession of uncertainty or possible error. Where we are quite sure, we simply refer a matter to the cause or class to which it belongs or ascribe to one what is surely his, etc. Many diseases formerly attributed to witchcraft are now referred to the action of micro-organisms. We may attribute a matter in silent thought; we ascribe anything openly in speech or writing; King Saul said of the singing women, "They have ascribed unto David ten thousands, and to me they have ascribed but thousands." We associate things which may have no necessary or causal relation; as, we may associate the striking of a clock with the serving of dinner, tho the two are not necessarily connected. We charge a person with what we deem blameworthy. We may impute good or evil, but more commonly evil.

    ascribe, assign, associate, attribute, attribute, charge, connect, refer

    deny, disconnect, dissociate, separate, sever, sunder

    It is uncharitable to attribute evil motives to (archaic unto) others.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. impute

    ascribe, refer, charge

    withdraw, retract

Princeton's WordNet

  1. impute, ascribe, assign, attributeverb

    attribute or credit to

    "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"

    depute, assign, delegate, designate, specify, ascribe, attribute, portion, set apart, put, allot, arrogate

  2. imputeverb

    attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source

    "The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness"

    attribute, ascribe, assign

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imputeverb

    ascribe (especially to some evil cause), attribute, refer, charge, consider as due

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  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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