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English verb: impute

1. impute (cognition) attribute or credit to


SamplesWe attributed this quotation to Shakespeare.
People impute great cleverness to cats.


Synonymsascribe, assign, attribute


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)accredit, anthropomorphise, anthropomorphize, blame, carnalize, charge, credit, credit, externalise, externalize, impute, interiorise, interiorize, internalise, internalize, personate, personify, project, reattribute, sensualize


Verb groupimpute

2. impute (cognition) attribute (responsibility or fault) to a cause or source


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


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)ascribe, assign, attribute, impute


Verb groupascribe, assign, attribute, impute









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