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repute

verb re·pute \ ri-ˈpyüt \
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of repute

reputed; reputing

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Origin and Etymology of repute

Middle English, from Anglo-French reputer, from Latin reputare to reckon up, think over, from re- + putare to reckon


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repute

noun

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 in a Sentence

  1. that's a repair shop of good repute

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First Known Use of repute

1539

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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REPUTE Defined for English Language Learners

repute

Definition of repute for English Language Learners

  • : good reputation


REPUTE Defined for Kids

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repute

verb re·pute \ ri-ˈpyüt \

Definition of repute for Students

reputed; reputing
: consider 3
  • She is reputed to be a millionaire.

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repute

noun

Definition of repute for Students

1 : reputation 1
  • He is held in good repute.
2 : good reputation
  • doctors of repute


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