Definitions of "impute"
  1. The act of assigning a specific value or cost for calculation purposes in contexts such as tax assessment
  2. The act of designating a payment for specific purposes such as either principal or interest
  3. The act of assigning responsibility or blame to a particular person or party, often due to their accountability for another person or entity
How to use "impute" in a sentence
  1. In the event of a process error, the company may impute responsibility to the employee who overlooked the necessary checks.
  2. The loan company will impute the mortgage payments directed towards the outstanding balance of the principal or interest.
  3. The IRS might impute a higher income level to a person if they live in a high-cost area.

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