reputable

adjective rep·u·ta·ble \ ˈre-pyə-tə-bəl \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of reputable

1 :enjoying good repute :held in esteem
2 :employed widely or sanctioned by good writers

reputability

play \ˌre-pyə-tə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

reputably

play \ˈre-pyə-tə-blē\ adverb

Examples of reputable in a Sentence

  1. make sure you buy your used car from a reputable dealer

Recent Examples of reputable from the Web

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First Known Use of reputable

1659


REPUTABLE Defined for English Language Learners

reputable

adjective

Definition of reputable for English Language Learners

  • : respected and trusted by most people : having a good reputation


REPUTABLE Defined for Kids

reputable

adjective rep·u·ta·ble \ ˈre-pyə-tə-bəl \

Definition of reputable for Students

:having a good reputation
  • a reputable business


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