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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.

ChatGPT

  1. reputation

    Reputation is the overall perception or evaluation of an individual, organization, or entity based on their actions, behavior, and characteristics. It reflects the way in which they are regarded and influences how others perceive and judge their credibility, trustworthiness, reliability, and success. Reputation can be built over time through consistent positive actions or diminished quickly due to negative experiences or behaviors.

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

Wikidata

  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. Gary Haupt:

    My photographer and Ideveloped a reputation, he explained. I went into the job wanting to be the best Santa that community had seen. He said that people often came up to Santa with silly requests or wearing costumes of their own. One of those photos included Santa drinking from a flask. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS While the mall wont be bringing Haupt back, his days as Santa are far from over, he said. Ive been doing Santa for 12 to 15 years, he said. Since losing the mall gig, Haupt said the support from the community has been overwhelming, and hes picked up several other gigs in the community. Im a great Santa, I do well with children, adults and people that are challenged. We work with children that are on the spectrum who cant go to the mall.

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.

  3. John Mann:

    The UK authorities should investigate this, given inaccurate information appears to have been filed. We need to challenge formation agents where it appears they may have acted improperly. it is shocking and very damaging to the reputation of the United Kingdom that Companies House and our national system of company registration can be so easily exploited.

  4. Yvonne Chiu:

    The US has a reputation -- at least in China -- for not being particularly strong or interested or really wanting to or have the ability to defend its interests, so Beijing is going to react badly to this.

  5. Daniel Smilov:

    Bulgaria has a very bad reputation and everybody expects some real actions, this (parliamentary vote) is a very negative signal, indicating the lack of political will to tackle corruption.

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