1 to attribute or ascribe (something dishonest or dishonourable, esp. a criminal offence) to a person
2 to attribute to a source or cause
I impute your success to nepotism
3 (Commerce) to give (a notional value) to goods or services when the real value is unknown
(C14: from Latin imputare, from im- + putare to think, calculate)
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