1. attribute or credit to

- People impute great cleverness to cats

Similar word(s): ascribe, assign, attribute

Definition categories: cognition, evaluate, judge

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

- The teacher imputed the student's failure to his nervousness

Definition categories: cognition, ascribe, assign, attribute, impute

Sentences with impute as a verb:

- We imputed this quotation to Shakespeare.