What does repute mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repute, reputation(verb)

    the state of being held in high esteem and honor

  2. think of, repute, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be(verb)

    look on as or consider

    "she looked on this affair as a joke"; "He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"; "He is reputed to be intelligent"

Wiktionary

  1. repute(Noun)

    Reputation, especially a good reputation.

  2. repute(Verb)

    To attribute or credit something to something; to impute.

  3. repute(Verb)

    To consider, think, esteem, reckon (a person or thing) to be, or as being, something

  4. Origin: From reputer, from Latin reputo, from re- + puto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Repute(verb)

    to hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to think; to reckon

  2. Repute(noun)

    character reputed or attributed; reputation, whether good or bad; established opinion; public estimate

  3. Repute(noun)

    specifically: Good character or reputation; credit or honor derived from common or public opinion; -- opposed to disrepute

  4. Origin: [F. rputer, L. reputare to count over, think over; pref. re- re- + putare to count, think. See Putative.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Repute

    rē-pūt′, v.t. to account or estimate: to hold.—n. estimate: established opinion: character.—adv. Repūt′edly, in common repute or estimation.—adj. Repute′less (Shak.), without good repute, disreputable.—Reputed owner, a person who has to all appearance the title to the property. [Fr.,—L. reputāre, -ātumre-, again, putāre, to reckon.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of repute in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of repute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tacitus:

    Old things are always in good repute, present things in disfavor.

  2. Johann Georg von Zimmermann:

    Open your mouth and purse cautiously, and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great.

  3. Johann Georg Zimmermann:

    Open your mouth and purse cautiously; and your stock of wealth and reputation shall, at least in repute, be great.

  4. Cicero:

    The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart mark and avoid him.

  5. Cicero:

    The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart: mark and avoid him.

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