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Imputable


IMPU'TABLE, adjective [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.