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Definitions for reputation
ˌrɛp yəˈteɪ ʃənrep·u·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repute, reputationnoun

    the state of being held in high esteem and honor

  2. reputationnoun

    notoriety for some particular characteristic

    "his reputation for promiscuity"

  3. reputation, reportnoun

    the general estimation that the public has for a person

    "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"; "he was a person of bad report"

Wiktionary

  1. reputationnoun

    What somebody is known for.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reputationnoun

    Credit; honour; character of good.

    Etymology: reputation, Fr. from repute.

    Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving: you have lost no reputation at all, unless you repute yourself such a loser. William Shakespeare.

    Versoy, upon the lake of Geneva, has the reputation of being extremely poor and beggarly. Addison.

    A third interprets motions, looks and eyes;
    At ev’ry word a reputation dies. Alexander Pope, Rape of the Lock.

Wikipedia

  1. Reputation

    The reputation of a social entity (a person, a social group, an organization, or a place) is an opinion about that entity typically as a result of social evaluation on a set of criteria, such as behaviour or performance.Reputation is a ubiquitous, spontaneous, and highly efficient mechanism of social control in natural societies. It is a subject of study in social, management, and technological sciences. Its influence ranges from competitive settings, like markets, to cooperative ones, like firms, organizations, institutions and communities. Furthermore, reputation acts on different levels of agency, individual and supra-individual. At the supra-individual level, it concerns groups, communities, collectives and abstract social entities (such as firms, corporations, organizations, countries, cultures and even civilizations). It affects phenomena of different scales, from everyday life to relationships between nations. Reputation is a fundamental instrument of social order, based upon distributed, spontaneous social control. The concept of reputation is considered important in business, politics, education, online communities, and many other fields, and it may be considered as a reflection of that social entity's identity.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reputationverb

    the estimation in which one is held; character in public opinion; the character attributed to a person, thing, or action; repute

  2. Reputationverb

    the character imputed to a person in the community in which he lives. It is admissible in evidence when he puts his character in issue, or when such reputation is otherwise part of the issue of a case

  3. Reputationverb

    specifically: Good reputation; favorable regard; public esteem; general credit; good name

  4. Reputationverb

    account; value

Freebase

  1. Reputation

    Reputation of a social entity is an opinion about that entity, typically a result of social evaluation on a set of criteria. It is important in business, education, online communities, and many other fields. Reputation may be considered as a component of identity as defined by others. Reputation is known to be a ubiquitous, spontaneous, and highly efficient mechanism of social control in natural societies. It is a subject of study in social, management and technological sciences. Its influence ranges from competitive settings, like markets, to cooperative ones, like firms, organisations, institutions and communities. Furthermore, reputation acts on different levels of agency, individual and supra-individual. At the supra-individual level, it concerns groups, communities, collectives and abstract social entities. It affects phenomena of different scales, from everyday life to relationships between nations. Reputation is a fundamental instrument of social order, based upon distributed, spontaneous social control.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Reputation

    rep-ū-tā′shun, n. state of being held in repute: estimation: character in public opinion: credit: fame.—adj. Rep′ūtable, in good repute: respectable: honourable: consistent with reputation.—n. Rep′ūtableness.—adv. Rep′ūtably.—adj. Rep′ūtātive, reputed: putative.—adv. Rep′ūtātively, by repute. [Fr.,—L. reputation-em, consideration—re-putāre, to think over.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. reputation

    A bubble which a man bursts when he tries to blow it for himself.

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. REPUTATION

    A personal possession, frequently not discovered until lost.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reputation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2695

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reputation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4716

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reputation' in Nouns Frequency: #1129

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reputation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reputation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of reputation in a Sentence

  1. Melissa Isaak:

    This was filed because the people of Alabama deserve to know the truth, the accusations made against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore during the United States Senate campaign arose from a political conspiracy to destroy Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore personal reputation and defeat Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore in the special United States Senate election for United States Senate.

  2. Paul Gallagher:

    They haven't shown one company which has been treated less favorably than Apple. This is Ireland's reputation which has been so severely criticized.

  3. James Hart Stern:

    You can call yourselves the mother chickens of turtles, for all I care, but that reputation you carry as NSM, which carries fear and revere, National Socialist Movement's gone.

  4. Isaac Asimov:

    It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.

  5. Product Keith Coleman:

    As we develop algorithms that power Birdwatch—such as reputation and consensus systems—we aim to publish that code publicly in the Birdwatch Guide, we hope this will enable experts, researchers, and the public to analyze or audit Birdwatch, identifying opportunities or flaws that can help us more quickly build an effective community-driven solution.

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