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KJV Dictionary / I / imputable

KJV Dictionary Definition: imputable

imputable

IMPU'TABLE, a. See Impute. That may be imputed or charged to a person; chargeable. Thus we say, crimes, sins, errors, trespasses are imputable to those who commit them.

1. That may be ascribed to; in a good sense.

This favor is imputable to your goodness, or to a good motive.

2. Accusable; chargeable with a fault. Not proper.

3. That may be set to the account of another. It has been a question much agitated, whether Adam's sin is imputable to his posterity.

imputableness

IMPU'TABLENESS, n. The quality of being imputable.

imputation

IMPUTA'TION, n. The act of imputing or charging; attribution; generally in an ill sense; as the imputation of crimes of faults to the true authors of them. We are liable to the imputation or numerous sins and errors, to the imputation of pride, vanity and self-confidence; to the imputation of weakness and irresolution, or of rashness.

1. Sometimes in a good sense.

If I had a suit to Master Shallow, I would humor his men with the imputation of being near their master.

2. Charge or attribution of evil; censure; reproach.

Let us be careful to guard ourselves against these groundless imputations of our enemies, and to rise above them.

3. Hint; slight notice.

imputative

IMPU'TATIVE, a. That may be imputed.

imputatively

IMPU'TATIVELY, adv. By imputation.

impute

IMPU'TE, v.t. L. imputo; in and puto, to think, to reckon; properly, to set, to put, to throw to or on.

1. To charge; to attribute; to set to the account of; generally ill, sometimes good. We impute crimes,sins, trespasses, faults, blame, &c., to the guilty persons. We impute wrong actions to bad motives, or to ignorance, or to folly and rashness. We impute misfortunes and miscarriages to imprudence.

And therefore it was imputed to him for

righteousness. Rom.4.

2. To attribute; to ascribe.

I have read a book imputed to lord Bathurst.

3. To reckon to one what does not belong to him.

It has been held that Adam's sin is imputed to all his

posterity.

Thy merit

Imputed shall absolve them who renounce

Their own both righteous and unrighteous deeds.

imputed

IMPU'TED, pp. Charged to the account of; attributed; ascribed.

imputer

IMPU'TER, n. One that imputes or attributes.

imputing

IMPU'TING, ppr. Charging to the account of; attributing; ascribing.

Definitions from Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828.
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