impute impute  /ɪm ˈpjut/


  1. (v) attribute or credit to
  2. (v) attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source



  1. Critics were quick to ask how the researchers could impute causality when no actual TV watching was ever measured.
  2. Many Filipinos impute less altruistic motives.
  3. So, part of anybody's brand has to do with what consumers impute to that organization in terms of how much they care, their citizenship, whether they have a conscience.


  • Evernote introduces two-step verification for all

    Evernote has offered two-step verification for Premium and Business users since May of 2013 , leaving us cheap, every-day users with standard verification. The company promised to bring two-step verification to all of its users, and now that's what it's done. Free users will need to download Google Authenticator to generate a login code. Once you've enable the service simply impute the code and ...
    on October 8, 2013     Source: The Unofficial Apple Weblog


  1. "The fact that I have entered an agreement with the government is purely a tactical choice on my part and in no way legitimates the moral authority of the government to judge this matter or to impute guilt," Rudolph said.
    on Jul 18, 2005 By: Eric Rudolph Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  2. "To somehow impute that an intern has now become part of the directing mind, I think is a little bit much," McGuinty told reporters. "There's room for improvement in the process. We've put in place a new process."
    on May 8, 2007 By: Dalton McGuinty Source: Toronto Star

  3. "Last week we - shut up, Sam, for a second - we referred to Western Bulldogs board member Susan Alberti's criticism of a segment on our show," Brayshaw said on the show. "To clarify what was said and intended, we didn't impute Mrs Alberti was...
    on May 9, 2008 By: James Brayshaw Source: The Age

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