Imputation definition

ĭmpyo͝o-tāshən
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The act of imputing or ascribing; attribution.
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That which has been imputed or charged.
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Charge or attribution of evil; censure; reproach; insinuation.
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(theology) A setting of something to the account of; the attribution of personal guilt or personal righteousness of another; as, the imputation of the sin of Adam, or the righteousness of Christ.
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Something imputed, ascribed, or attributed.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
imputation
Plural:
imputations

Origin of imputation

  • From Middle French imputation, from Latin imputatio

    From Wiktionary