Imputableness to Inalienable
(Im*put"a*ble*ness), n. Quality of being imputable.
(Im*put"a*bly), adv. By imputation.
(Im`pu*ta"tion) [L. imputatio an account, a charge: cf. F. imputation.]
1. The act of imputing or charging; attribution; ascription; also, anything imputed or charged.
Shylock. Antonio is a good man.Shak.
Bassanio. Have you heard any imputation to the contrary?
If I had a suit to Master Shallow, I would humor his men with the imputation of being near their master.Shak.
2. Charge or attribution of evil; censure; reproach; insinuation.
Let us be careful to guard ourselves against these groundless imputation of our enemies.Addison.
3. (Theol.) 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.
4. Opinion; intimation; hint.
(Im*put"a*tive) a. [L. imputativus: cf. F. imputatif.] Transferred by imputation; that may be
imputed. Im*put"a*tive*ly, adv.
Actual righteousness as well as imputative.Bp. Warburton.
(Im*pute") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Imputing.] [F. imputer, L. imputare to
bring into the reckoning, charge, impute; pref. im- in + putare to reckon, think. See Putative.]
1. To charge; to ascribe; to attribute; to set to the account of; to charge to one as the author, responsible
originator, or possessor; generally in a bad sense.
Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault,Gray.
If memory o'er their tomb no trophies raise.
One vice of a darker shade was imputed to him - - envy.Macaulay.
2. (Theol.) To adjudge as one's own (the sin or righteousness) of another; as, the righteousness of
Christ is imputed to us.
It was imputed to him for righteousness.Rom. iv. 22.
Imputed shall absolve them who renounce
Their own, both righteous and unrighteous deeds.
3. To take account of; to consider; to regard. [R.]
If we impute this last humiliation as the cause of his death.Gibbon.
Syn. To ascribe; attribute; charge; reckon; consider; imply; insinuate; refer. See Ascribe.
(Im*put"er) n. One who imputes.
(Im`pu*tres"ci*ble) a. [Pref. im- + putrescible: cf. F. imputrescible.] Not putrescible.
(Im"righ) n. [Scot.; Gael. eun- bhrigh chicken soup.] A peculiar strong soup or broth, made in
Scotland. [Written also imrich.]