Imputation

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Imputation Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    imputation n
  1. a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense); "he denied the imputation"
  2. the attribution to a source or cause; "the imputation that my success was due to nepotism meant that I was not taken seriously"
Imputation Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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. Bassanio. Have you heard any imputation to the contrary? --Shak. 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.
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  • Imputation (statistics): In statistics , imputation is the substitution of some value for a missing data point or a missing component of a data point. ...
  • Dividend imputation: Dividend imputation is a corporate tax system in which some or all of the tax paid by a company may be attributed, or imputed , to the ...
  • Imputation (law): In law , the principle of imputation or attribution underpins the concept that ignorantia juris non excusat —ignorance of the law does not ...
  • Theory of imputation: In economics , the theory of imputation, first expounded by Carl Menger , maintains that factor price s are determined by output price s. ...
  • Imputation (game theory): Imputations are distributions that are efficient and are individually rational. Example: Mrs Arnold and Mrs Bauer are knitting gloves. ...
  • Geo-imputation: In data analysis involving geographical locations, geo-imputation or geographical imputation methods are steps taken to replace missing ...
  • Double imputation: In Christian theology , the understanding of justification as double imputation refers to the imputation of believers' sin to Christ ...

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