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Meaning of REPUTE

Pronunciation:  ri'pyoot

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the state of being held in high esteem and honor
  2. [v]  look on as or consider; "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"
  3. [v]  attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"

REPUTE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: ascribe, assign, attribute, esteem, impute, look on, look upon, regard as, reputation, take to be, think of
 Antonyms: discredit, disrepute
 See Also: accredit, anthropomorphise, anthropomorphize, believe, blame, carnalize, character, charge, conceive, consider, credit, externalise, externalize, fame, honor, honour, interiorise, interiorize, internalise, internalize, judge, laurels, name, personate, personify, project, reattribute, sensualize, stock, think



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Re*pute"\ (r?-p?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reputed}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Reputing}.] [F. r['e]puter, L. reputare to
    count over, think over; pref. re- re- + putare to count,
    think. See {Putative}.]
    To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to
    think; to reckon.
          Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in
          your sight?                              --Job xviii.
          The king your father was reputed for A prince most
          prudent.                                 --Shak.
  2. \Re*pute"\, n.
    1. Character reputed or attributed; reputation, whether good
       or bad; established opinion; public estimate.
             He who regns Monarch in heaven, till then as one
             secure Sat on his throne, upheld by old repute.
    2. Specifically: Good character or reputation; credit or
       honor derived from common or public opinion; -- opposed to
       disrepute. ``Dead stocks, which have been of repute.''
       --F. Beaumont.