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repute

re·pute

repute

 
pronunciation:
rih pyut
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: reputation.
a person of low repute
synonyms:
regard, reputation
similar words:
fame, name
definition 2: good reputation.
an actor of some repute
synonyms:
reputation
antonyms:
disrepute
similar words:
honor
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: reputed, reputes, reputing
definition: to consider or believe (someone or something) to have a certain trait (usu. used in the passive).
John is reputed to be lazy.
synonyms:
adjudge, believe, consider, deem, judge, think
similar words:
assume, know, presume, reckon, see, understand
Word Parts
The word repute contains the following part:
put, putat Latin root that means trim; count; reckon or suppose