The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Impute \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,
If memory o'er their tomb no trophies raise. --Gray.
One vice of a darker shade was imputed to him --
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.
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.