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  1. impute, ascribe, assign, attribute(verb)

    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. impute(verb)

    attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source

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

    attribute, ascribe, assign


  1. impute(verb)

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

  2. impute(verb)

    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. impute(verb)

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

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

  4. impute(verb)

    To take account of; to consider; to regard.

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

  5. impute(verb)

    To attribute or credit to.

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

  6. impute(verb)

    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. impute(v)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. impute(v. a.)

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

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