verb (used with object), im·put·ed, im·put·ing.
Origin of impute
Can be confusedimpugn impute
Examples from the Web for impute
As a former rock critic, Ms. Maslin should know better than to impute bad intent here.The Maslin Stain: A Writer Defends Himself Against the NYT Critic|William Stadiem|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
People will impute responsibility on them for the actions of the family member.Wisconsin Spa Shooting Brings Back Painful Memories for the Moms of Mass Killers|Winston Ross|October 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Fringe characters—guides, drivers—sometimes appear out of nowhere, with the reader being left to impute who "Vanya" is.
If you are a fisherman you impute all sorts of wiles to the fish.Behind the Mirrors|Clinton W. Gilbert
We impute deep-laid far-sighted plans to Caesar and Napoleon; but the best of their power was in nature, not in them.Essays, First Series|Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not possess any magic wand, which envy and folly could not impute to me as an offence.Piano and Song|Friedrich Wieck
Cease, then, to impute to them those disorders of which they have been the victim.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
If my letter displeases you, impute it, Dear Sir, only to yourself.