acquire a reputation

Definition of acquire a reputation

  1. :  to be regarded by people generally (in some particular light) He has acquired a reputation as a careful worker.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get as one's own:

    :  to come into possession or control of often by unspecified means

    :  to come to have as a new or added characteristic, trait, or ability (as by sustained effort or natural selection)

  1. :  overall quality or character as seen or judged by people in general

    :  recognition by other people of some characteristic or ability

    :  a place in public esteem or regard :  good name

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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