Examples of reputed in a Sentence
She was hired for her reputed talents as a manager.
this treatment is a reputed cure for colon cancer, but studies haven't confirmed that claim
Recent Examples of reputed from the Web
Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press As the reputed leader of a Chaldean crime ring that rampaged metro Detroit in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Louis Akrawi was well known to local law enforcement.
Bhatta is also planning to get reputed geological groups like the International Association of Geodesy on board, and Sherpas will be trained to plant GPS receivers atop Everest.
Since the informant, a reputed Mexican Mafia shot caller, was acting as an agent of the government, Dekraai’s right to have his lawyer present was violated, Sanders argued.
Popular, an insular institution with reputed links to Opus Dei, the Roman Catholic group, was used to going its own way.
A reputed member of the Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti agreed to a plea deal that included a large fine but no prison.
Black women have long had to navigate stereotypes that create a similar sort of bind: Our reputed preternatural strength is used as a weapon to force us to withstand greater physical, emotional, and spiritual burdens.
In 2015, 12 reputed gang members were arrested in connection with the Londons’ deaths.
The father had been arrested dozens of times and was also a reputed member of the Four Corner Hustlers street gang.
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Reputed is used constantly today by reporters, and almost always to describe suspected criminals—"the reputed mobster", "the reputed drug kingpin", "the reputed gang leader", etc. But the word shouldn't be left to journalists; your elderly aunt may, for instance, be reputed to have made a large fortune in oil, or to have had four husbands who all died mysteriously. Reputed is easy to confuse with reputable, and they used to mean the same thing—that is, "having a good reputation"—but it's become rare to hear reputed used with that meaning today.
First Known Use of reputed
REPUTED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reputed for English Language Learners
: said to be true, to exist, to have a specified identity, etc.
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