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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.

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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  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. Peter Ubertaccio:

    He understands what it means to be a Kennedy. But he doesn’t rest on that name. He works hard to develop his [personal] reputation.

  2. Loren Weisman:

    Maintain your reputation by referring only those that you would stake your reputation on.

  3. Isaac Asimov:

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

  4. Paul Ginsberg:

    It was really more important than anything, it's their reputation It's their professionalism. It's everything and yet they uploaded something that apparently had flaws.

  5. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez:

    If you are interested in growing Miami's reputation as an international tech/startup hub and making Miami the city of the future, Peter Thiel Founders Fund want to hear from you, let's work together to enhance innovation and catalyze entrepreneurship.

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