impute sth to sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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impute sth to sb

phrasal verb with impute uk   us   /ɪmˈpjuːt/ verb

impute sth to sb (ACCUSE)

to say that someone is ​responsible for something that has ​happened, or that something is the ​cause of something ​else: They imputed the ​error to the ​lawyer who was ​handling her ​case.

impute sth to sb (BELIEVE)

to ​believe that someone or something has a ​particularcharacteristic, ​quality, or ​meaning: He ​arrogantly imputed ​stupidity to anyone who ​disagreed with him.
(Definition of impute sth to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “impute sth to sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 归咎, 把…归咎于(某人), 把…归于(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 歸咎, 把…歸咎於(某人), 把…歸於(某人)…
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