reputed


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re·put·ed

 (rĭ-pyo͞o′tĭd)
adj.
Generally supposed to be such: the reputed author of the article.

re·put′ed·ly adv.

reputed

(rɪˈpjuːtɪd)
adj
(prenominal) generally reckoned or considered; supposed or alleged: he is the reputed writer of a number of romantic poems.

re•put•ed

(rɪˈpyu tɪd)

adj.
reported or supposed to be such: the reputed author of a book.
[1540–50]
re•put′ed•ly, adv.
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reputed

adjective
2. apparent, supposed, putative, ostensible They booked the ballroom for a reputed $15,000 last year.

reputed

adjective
Assumed to be such:
Translations
مَحْسوب أنَّه، له سُمْعَه أنَّه
považovaný
sagîur, talinn
považovaný
znan

reputed

[rɪˈpjuːtɪd] ADJ
1. (= supposed) → supuesto, presunto
2. (= well known) → renombrado

reputed

[rɪˈpjuːtɪd] adjréputé(e)
to be reputed to be sth → être réputé(e) pour être qch
She is reputed to be rich → Elle est réputée pour être riche.
BUT On dit qu'elle est riche.

reputed

adjangenommen; the reputed father (Jur) → der vermutliche Vater

reputed

[rɪˈpjuːtɪd] adjreputato/a
to be reputed to be rich/intelligent → essere ritenuto/a ricco/a/intelligente

reputation

(repjuˈteiʃən) noun
the opinion which people in general have about a person etc, a persons's abilities etc. That firm has a good/bad reputation; He has made a reputation for himself as an expert in computers; He has the reputation of being difficult to please; The scandal damaged his reputation.
ˈreputable adjective
respectable; well thought of. Is that a reputable firm?
reputed (riˈpjuːtid) adjective
generally reported and believed. He is reputed to be very wealthy.
live up to one's reputation
to behave or do as people expect one to.

reputed

a. reputado-a, distinguido-a, de buena fama.
References in classic literature ?
After the reputed wizard's death, his humble homestead had fallen an easy spoil into Colonel Pyncheon's grasp.
Besides, this idea of Jonah's weathering the Cape of Good Hope at so early a day would wrest the honor of the discovery of that great headland from Bartholomew Diaz, its reputed discoverer, and so make modern history a liar.
The great difference is, that the table and chair cannot feel, and the man can; for even a legal enactment that he shall be "taken, reputed, adjudged in law, to be a chattel personal," cannot blot out his soul, with its own private little world of memories, hopes, loves, fears, and desires.
Before this boy, who was reputed to be a great scholar, and was very good-looking, and at least half-a-dozen years my senior, I was carried as before a magistrate.
I should have replied that Love was commonly reputed blind, but for the reason that I always was restrained - and this was not the least of my miseries - by a feeling that it was ungenerous to press myself upon her, when she knew that she could not choose but obey Miss Havisham.
What degree of agency these reputed lawgivers might have in their respective establishments, or how far they might be clothed with the legitimate authority of the people, cannot in every instance be ascertained.
Certainly, as he had himself owned, the reputed son of Major Cavalcanti was a wilful fellow.
Darcy's treatment of him, she tried to remember some of that gentleman's reputed disposition when quite a lad which might agree with it, and was confident at last that she recollected having heard Mr.
They had an old chief, who was reputed as invulnerable.
Trotter's ball by eight; and her admiring mother thought it impossible for the heart of Morgan Morely, a reputed six figure fortune, to hold out any longer.
Women who are never bitter and resentful are often the most querulous; and if Solomon was as wise as he is reputed to be, I feel sure that when he compared a contentious woman to a continual dropping on a very rainy day, he had not a vixen in his eye--a fury with long nails, acrid and selfish.
If any of them are practised upon the Marquesas Islands they must certainly have come to my knowledge while living for months with a tribe of savages, wholly unchanged from their original primitive condition, and reputed the most ferocious in the South Seas.