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reputation

rep·u·ta·tion

reputation

 
 
pronunciation:
rep y teI shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the estimation or level of respect in which a person is held by others.
The company has worked hard to build its reputation in the field.This piano teacher has an excellent reputation.
synonyms:
esteem, estimation, repute, respect
similar words:
fame, name
definition 2: honorable repute; good name.
The restaurant lost its reputation when the newspaper reported its health code violations.The scandal damaged the politician's reputation.
synonyms:
name, repute
similar words:
face, prestige
definition 3: recognition for a specific characteristic or trait.
Our restaurant has a reputation for good service.
synonyms:
reputability
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