Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To impute (something) as a fault to or upon someone.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To reckon; to ascribe; to impute.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To reckon; assign; ascribe: with to.
  • To charge; impute: with to or upon.

Etymologies

From Old French areter, from à + reter, from Latin reputāre ("to count"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Or would they give Stefanie the slip and head across the lobby to the Regency ' s ballroom, where " Dynasty " star Joan Collins, 77, was telling her life story — an unnecessarily tedious tale of bad roles and worse husbands — complete with film clips, gymnastics and costume changes in her gab-aret act " One Night with Joan " ?

    For Yesterday

  • He aspires to what in Greek is termed "aret é ," not "virtue," as it is usually translated, but that peculiar "excellence" that comes from acting in accord with the divine presence, however it may manifest itself.

    The Gods Return

  • Thus Helen of Troy may have been a bewitching casus belli — and her elopement with Paris may have led to the deaths of thousands — but in fact she was acting with aret é ; she showed herself to be in close attunement with Aphrodite, who demanded an obedience not only to herself but to the imperatives of the heart.

    The Gods Return

  • The cannot have troops patrolling the streets of NYC, Chicago, DC, when the terrorists aret being trained and housed on the other side of the world.

    Think Progress » VIDEO: Rice Calls Idea That Iraq War Contributed To Regional Instability ‘Grotesque’

  • Faces show character and emotion that complement the ongoing story and overall this is someof the best aret going in a book anywhere right now.

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  • Our town centres aret no longer safe. posted by Glyn Davies at

    The New Grey Peril.

  • How did the traditional old-school non-profits on that list reac to this incredible opportunity to expose the Republicans for who they really aret?

    04/15/2005

  • Some friends and me heard that if you smoked the skin of an aret, you could get monumentally wasted.

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  • That's life and that's just people anymore I suppose, there aret he rare few out there that shine and I do see them and appreciate them but they are so few and far between, also usually 300+ miles away from me.

    plastickman Diary Entry

  • Thou wouds't still be adored, as this moment thou aret let thy loveliness fade as it will

    Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms

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