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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"


  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.]

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  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

Examples of repute in a Sentence

  1. Tacitus:

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

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    If you wish to be in good repute, let not the sun find you in bed.

  3. Vikrant Parsai:

    You lose your repute the moment when you compare yourself with unworthy people.

  4. Johann Georg von Zimmermann:

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

  5. Johann Georg Zimmermann:

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

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