Definition of Repute

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

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



2. Verb. Look on as or consider. "He is reputed to be intelligent"
Exact synonyms: Esteem, Look On, Look Upon, Regard As, Take To Be, Think Of
Generic synonyms: Believe, Conceive, Consider, Think
Derivative terms: Reputation, Reputation, Reputation

Definition of Repute

1. v. t. To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to think; to reckon.

2. n. Character reputed or attributed; reputation, whether good or bad; established opinion; public estimate.

Definition of Repute

1. Noun. Reputation, especially a good reputation. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To attribute or credit something to something; to impute. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To consider, think, esteem, reckon (a person or thing) to be, or as being, something ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Repute

1. to consider to be as specified [v -PUTED, -PUTING, -PUTES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Repute

repursue
repursued
repursues
repursuing
reputabilities
reputability
reputable
reputableness
reputably
reputation
reputational
reputationally
reputationless
reputations
reputatively
repute (current term)
reputed
reputed(a)
reputedly
reputeless
reputes
reputing
reputings
repyne
reqd
reqest
requalification
requalifications
requalified
requalifies

Literary usage of Repute

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1. A Handbook of Husband and Wife According to the Law of Scotland by Frederick Parker Walton (1893)
"HABIT AND repute. The Presumption of Marriage arising from Cohabitation and Habit ... Habit and repute arises from parties cohabiting together openly and ..."

2. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1903)
"in high repute, when even freemen in great numbers eagerly turn to these professions ?" " Certainly." XIV. " Can you possibly find a stronger proof of a ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"Evidence of common repute as to location of boundary or corner.—Such evidence according to the English rule is admissible only as to public ..."

4. Sunshine and shadow in New York by Matthew Hale Smith (1869)
"OI Ki« U repute. — FLUCTUATION OF CHURCHES. — GRACE CHURCH. — WAT- SIDE WORSHIP. ... CLERICAL repute. A local reputation will not serve a man in the city. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"But of them who are in repute (what they were some time, it is nothing to me. God accepteth not the person of ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Cleavers was formerly of repute in household medicine as a diuretic, but is now so used only in the most remote settlements. ..."

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