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Meaning of REPUTABLE

Pronunciation:  'repyûtubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  having a good reputation; "a reputable business"; "a reputable scientist"; "a reputable wine"
 

REPUTABLE is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: esteemed, estimable, good, honorable, honored, prestigious, respectable, respected, well-thought-of
 
 Antonyms: disreputable
 
 See Also: honourable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rep"u*ta*ble\ (r?p"?-t?-b'l), a. [From {Repute}.]
Having, or worthy of, good repute; held in esteem; honorable;
praiseworthy; as, a reputable man or character; reputable
conduct.

      In the article of danger, it is as reputable to elude
      an enemy as defeat one.                  --Broome.

Syn: Respectable; creditable; estimable. -- {Rep"u
     ta*ble*ness}, n. -- {Rep"u*ta*bly}, adv.

 

 

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