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“We’re imputing to him things he does not want to do in our usual effort to demonize him and his country,” MacGregor declared before saying we “need to remember” that Ukraine has a history of political corruption.

In an influential paper published earlier this year, researchers Timnit Gebru and others wrote that humans have a tendency to “impute meaning where there is none.”

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We then imputed wealth and income between SCF years and calculated taxes and wealth growth for the typical family in our cohort using these figures.

These polls are still included in our averages and models with an imputed sample size until we obtain the actual sample size.

As a former rock critic, Ms. Maslin should know better than to impute bad intent here.

People will impute responsibility on them for the actions of the family member.

Fringe characters—guides, drivers—sometimes appear out of nowhere, with the reader being left to impute who "Vanya" is.

Vanderbank felt of a sudden almost guilty—as if his answer could only impute extravagance to the lady.

Pray impute therefore solely to these hard times my not more practically showing my gratitude to you on account of Carl.

These and many other irregularities I impute solely to the Naib; and I think it my duty to recommend his instant removal.

No, nor even with the green-eyed monster Jealousy her unscrupulous effrontery had not hesitated to impute.

This being the case, ought they not to impute their sufferings to him, into whose arms they fly for comfort?


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to impute, such as: ascribe, accredit, accuse, adduce, assign, and blame.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.