impute

Part of speech: verb

To set to the account of a person; charge.

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Usage examples "impute":

  1. I am very glad of it, and he can by no means impute to you my obstinacy, folly, or philosophy, call it what you please: you may with great truth assure him, that you did all you could to obey his commands. - "Letters to His Son, 1759-1765", The Earl of Chesterfield.
  2. As he was dressing he had resolved that it would be fitting that he should speak again to his host before he said anything to Adelaide that might appear to impute blame to her. - "Phineas Redux", Anthony Trollope.
  3. For ye wot well that the commons, from ignorance, would impute all to witchcraft that passeth their understanding. - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.