repute


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re·pute

 (rĭ-pyo͞ot′)
tr.v. re·put·ed, re·put·ing, re·putes
1. To ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to: a remarked that is reputed to Voltaire.
2. To consider; suppose: He is reputed to be the best chef in town.
n.
1. Reputation: His repute depends on his ability to forecast economic changes.
2. A good reputation: a brand name of repute.

[Middle English reputen, from Old French reputer, from Latin reputāre, to think over : re-, re- + putāre, to think over; see pau-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

repute

(rɪˈpjuːt)
vb
(tr; usually passive) to consider (a person or thing) to be as specified: he is reputed to be intelligent.
n
public estimation; reputation: a writer of little repute.
[C15: from Old French reputer, from Latin reputāre to think over, from re- + putāre to think]

re•pute

(rɪˈpyut)

n., v. -put•ed, -put•ing. n.
1. estimation in the view of others; reputation: persons of good repute.
2. favorable reputation.
v.t.
3. to consider or believe (a person or thing) to be as specified (usu. used in the passive): He was reputed to be a millionaire.
[1400–50; late Middle English (v.) < Middle French reputer < Latin reputāre to compute, consider =re- re- + putāre to think]

repute


Past participle: reputed
Gerund: reputing

Imperative
repute
repute
Present
I repute
you repute
he/she/it reputes
we repute
you repute
they repute
Preterite
I reputed
you reputed
he/she/it reputed
we reputed
you reputed
they reputed
Present Continuous
I am reputing
you are reputing
he/she/it is reputing
we are reputing
you are reputing
they are reputing
Present Perfect
I have reputed
you have reputed
he/she/it has reputed
we have reputed
you have reputed
they have reputed
Past Continuous
I was reputing
you were reputing
he/she/it was reputing
we were reputing
you were reputing
they were reputing
Past Perfect
I had reputed
you had reputed
he/she/it had reputed
we had reputed
you had reputed
they had reputed
Future
I will repute
you will repute
he/she/it will repute
we will repute
you will repute
they will repute
Future Perfect
I will have reputed
you will have reputed
he/she/it will have reputed
we will have reputed
you will have reputed
they will have reputed
Future Continuous
I will be reputing
you will be reputing
he/she/it will be reputing
we will be reputing
you will be reputing
they will be reputing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reputing
you have been reputing
he/she/it has been reputing
we have been reputing
you have been reputing
they have been reputing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reputing
you will have been reputing
he/she/it will have been reputing
we will have been reputing
you will have been reputing
they will have been reputing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reputing
you had been reputing
he/she/it had been reputing
we had been reputing
you had been reputing
they had been reputing
Conditional
I would repute
you would repute
he/she/it would repute
we would repute
you would repute
they would repute
Past Conditional
I would have reputed
you would have reputed
he/she/it would have reputed
we would have reputed
you would have reputed
they would have reputed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repute - the state of being held in high esteem and honorrepute - the state of being held in high esteem and honor
honour, laurels, honor - the state of being honored
black eye - a bad reputation; "his behavior gave the whole family a black eye"
stock - the reputation and popularity a person has; "his stock was so high he could have been elected mayor"
character - good repute; "he is a man of character"
name - a person's reputation; "he wanted to protect his good name"
fame - favorable public reputation
discredit, disrepute - the state of being held in low esteem; "your actions will bring discredit to your name"; "because of the scandal the school has fallen into disrepute"
Verb1.repute - 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"
think, believe, conceive, consider - judge or regard; look upon; judge; "I think he is very smart"; "I believe her to be very smart"; "I think that he is her boyfriend"; "The racist conceives such people to be inferior"

repute

noun
1. reputation, standing, fame, celebrity, distinction, esteem, stature, eminence, estimation, renown The UN's repute has risen immeasurably.
2. name, character, reputation a house of ill-repute

repute

verb
To regard in an appraising way:
noun
1. Public estimation of someone:
Informal: rep.
2. Wide recognition for one's deeds:
3. A person's high standing among others:
Translations

repute

[rɪˈpjuːt]
A. Nreputación f, renombre m
a firm of reputeuna casa acreditada
a café of ill reputeun café con mala fama
a house of ill repute (euph) → una casa de mala fama
to hold sb in (high) reputetener un alto concepto de algn
his skill was held in high reputesu destreza era muy estimada
by reputesegún la opinión común, según se dice
to know sb by repute onlyconocer a algn sólo por su reputación or de oídas nada más
B. VT he is reputed to be very fastse dice que es muy rápido
she is reputed to be the world's besttiene fama de ser la mejor del mundo

repute

[rɪˈpjuːt] nrenom m
of repute → de renom
to be held in high repute → être tenu(e) en haute estime

repute

nRuf m, → Ansehen nt; to know somebody by reputevon jdm schon viel gehört haben; to be of high reputeeinen guten Ruf genießen; a restaurant of reputeein angesehenes Restaurant; a house of ill reputeein Haus von zweifelhaftem Ruf; to be held in low reputeeinen schlechten Ruf haben
vt (pass only) he is reputed to be …man sagt, dass er … ist; to be reputed to be richals reich gelten; he is reputed to be the bester gilt als der Beste, er steht in dem Ruf, der Beste zu sein

repute

[rɪˈpjuːt] n (frm) → reputazione f
of (good) repute (person) → che ha una buona reputazione (place) → che ha un buon nome
by repute → di fama
References in classic literature ?
It would be greatly for the public behoof if we women, being of mature age and church-members in good repute, should have the handling of such malefactresses as this Hester Prynne.
And, as for me, if, by any possibility, there be any as yet undiscovered prime thing in me; if I shall ever deserve any real repute in that small but high hushed world which I might not be unreasonably ambitious of; if hereafter I shall do anything that, upon the whole, a man might rather have done than to have left undone; if, at my death, my executors, or more properly my creditors, find any precious MSS.
It was because of it that Columbia was the gem of the ocean; and all her future triumphs, her power and good repute among the nations, depended upon the zeal and fidelity with which each citizen held up the hands of those who were toiling to maintain it.
He has some houses in remote parts of London, and some houses in certain watering-places on the east coast, which are shown to be advancing in public repute.
Like Monsieur Manette, your father, the gentleman was of repute in Paris.
They left the busy scene, and went into an obscure part of the town, where Scrooge had never penetrated before, although he recognised its situation, and its bad repute.
The legend added that the only person who did not identify them was the Doctor himself, who, when they were shortly afterwards displayed at the door of a little second-hand shop of no very good repute, where such things were taken in exchange for gin, was more than once observed to handle them approvingly, as if admiring some curious novelty in the pattern, and considering them an improvement on his own.
But he who reigns Monarch in Heav'n, till then as one secure Sat on his Throne, upheld by old repute, Consent or custome, and his Regal State Put forth at full, but still his strength conceal'd, Which tempted our attempt, and wrought our fall.
He insisted on his betaking himself to repose, and used such remedies as were then in most repute to check the progress of the fever, which terror, fatigue, ill usage, and sorrow, had brought upon the poor old Jew.
And now tell me, doctor, am I not in very bad repute upstairs?
From this spot I will not rise, valiant and doughty knight, until your goodness and courtesy grant me a boon, which will redound to the honour and renown of your person and render a service to the most disconsolate and afflicted damsel the sun has seen; and if the might of your strong arm corresponds to the repute of your immortal fame, you are bound to aid the helpless being who, led by the savour of your renowned name, hath come from far distant lands to seek your aid in her misfortunes.
Also, amid many opinions held in equal repute, I chose always the most moderate, as much for the reason that these are always the most convenient for practice, and probably the best (for all excess is generally vicious), as that, in the event of my falling into error, I might be at less distance from the truth than if, having chosen one of the extremes, it should turn out to be the other which I ought to have adopted.