repute


1re·pute

transitive verb \ri-ˈpyüt\
re·put·edre·put·ing

Definition of REPUTE

Origin of REPUTE

Middle English, from Anglo-French reputer, from Latin reputare to reckon up, think over, from re- + putare to reckon
First Known Use: 15th century

2repute

noun

: good reputation

Full Definition of REPUTE

1
:  the character or status commonly ascribed to one :  reputation
2
:  the state of being favorably known, spoken of, or esteemed

Examples of REPUTE

  1. <that's a repair shop of good repute>

First Known Use of REPUTE

1539

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