Definition of Reputation

1. Noun. The state of being held in high esteem and honor.

Exact synonyms: Repute
Generic synonyms: Honor, Honour, Laurels
Specialized synonyms: Black Eye, Stock, Character, Name, Fame
Attributes: Reputable, Disreputable
Derivative terms: Repute, Repute
Antonyms: Disrepute



2. Noun. Notoriety for some particular characteristic. "His reputation for promiscuity"
Generic synonyms: Ill Fame, Notoriety
Derivative terms: Repute

3. Noun. The general estimation that the public has for a person. "He was a person of bad report"
Exact synonyms: Report
Generic synonyms: Estimate, Estimation
Derivative terms: Repute

Definition of Reputation

1. n. The estimation in which one is held; character in public opinion; the character attributed to a person, thing, or action; repute.

Definition of Reputation

1. Noun. What somebody is known for. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reputation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reputation

repuring
repurposable
repurpose
repurposed
repurposes
repurposing
repursue
repursued
repursues
repursuing
reputabilities
reputability
reputable
reputableness
reputably
reputation (current term)
reputational
reputationally
reputationless
reputations
reputatively
repute
reputed
reputed(a)
reputedly
reputeless
reputes
reputing
reputings
repyne

Literary usage of Reputation

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato, Benjamin Jowett (1881)
"not for the sake of justice, but for the sake of character and reputation; in the hope of obtaining some of those offices, ..."

2. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1878)
"For some in their actions do woo and affect honour and reputation; which sort of ... Discreet followers and servants help much to reputation.6 Omnis fama a ..."

3. A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral by Mary Wollstonecraft (1891)
"MORALITY UNDERMINED BY SEXUAL NOTIONS OF THE IMPORTANCE OF A GOOD reputation. IT has long since occurred to me that advice respecting behaviour, ..."

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