repute

  • 1 réputé — réputé, ée [ repyte ] adj. • 1694; de réputer ♦ Qui jouit d une grande et bonne réputation. ⇒ célèbre, connu, estimé, fameux, renommé . Lieu réputé. Un des restaurants les plus réputés de la capitale. La Frimat « était réputée pour ses… …

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  • 2 Repute — Re*pute , n. 1. Character reputed or attributed; reputation, whether good or bad; established opinion; public estimate. [1913 Webster] He who regns Monarch in heaven, till then as one secure Sat on his throne, upheld by old repute. Milton. [1913… …

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  • 3 Repute — Re*pute (r? p?t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reputed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reputing}.] [F. r[ e]puter, L. reputare to count over, think over; pref. re re + putare to count, think. See {Putative}.] To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to… …

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  • 4 repute — index character (reputation), credit (recognition), distinction (reputation), eminence, honesty …

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  • 5 réputé — réputé, ée (ré pu té, tée) part. passé de réputer. •   Pour une fille honnête et pleine d innocence Croit elle en ses valets voir quelque complaisance, Réputés criminels, les voilà tous chassés, BOILEAU Sat. X.. •   Étant d une caste réputée… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 repute — mid 15c., from Fr. réputer (late 13c.) or directly from L. reputare Related: Reputed; reputedly. The noun is from 1550s, from the verb …

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  • 7 repute — n reputation, *fame, renown, celebrity, notoriety, éclat, honor, glory Antonyms: disrepute …

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  • 8 reputé — Reputé, [reput]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 9 repute — ► NOUN 1) the opinion generally held of someone or something. 2) the state of being highly regarded. ► VERB 1) (be reputed) be generally regarded as having done something or as having particular characteristics. 2) (reputed) generally believed to …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 repute — [ri pyo͞ot′] vt. reputed, reputing [ME reputen < MFr reputer < L reputare < re , again + putare, to think: see PUTATIVE] to consider or account (a person or thing) to be as specified; generally suppose or regard: usually in the passive… …

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  • 11 Repute — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Repute >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 distinction distinction mark name figure Sgm: N 1 repute repute reputation Sgm: N 1 good repute good repute high repute Sgm: N 1 note note …

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  • 12 repute — [[t]rɪpju͟ːt[/t]] 1) PHRASE: n PHR A person or thing of repute or of high repute is respected and known to be good. [FORMAL] He was a writer of repute... Chicago has 6 graduate and professional schools of high repute. 2) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 repute — n. ill, low repute (a place of ill repute; to be held in low repute) * * * [rɪ pjuːt] low repute (a place of ill repute; to be held in low repute) ill …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 repute — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Reputation Nouns 1. repute, reputation, distinction, mark, name, figure; note, notability, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, credit, prestige, glory, honor; luster, illustriousness,… …

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  • 15 repute — re|pute [rıˈpju:t] n [U] formal [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: repute to believe, consider ; REPUTED] reputation of good/high/international etc repute ▪ a man of high repute of (some) repute (=having a good reputation) ▪ a hotel of some repute …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 repute — re|pute [ rı pjut ] noun uncount FORMAL the reputation that someone or something has: of (some) repute (=with a good reputation): a restaurant of some repute of great/international repute: a musical ensemble of international repute …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 repute — UK [rɪˈpjuːt] / US [rɪˈpjut] noun [uncountable] formal the reputation that someone or something has of (some) repute (= with a good reputation): a businessman of some repute of great/international repute: a musical ensemble of international… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 repute — noun (U) formal 1 reputation: of good/evil/international etc repute: a man of good repute 2 a good reputation: a hotel of some repute …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 repute — noun 1) a woman of ill repute Syn: reputation, name, character 2) a firm of international repute Syn: fame, renown, celebrity, distinction, high standing, stature, prestige …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 repute — /ri pyooht /, n., v., reputed, reputing. n. 1. estimation in the view of others; reputation: persons of good repute. 2. favorable reputation; good name; public respect. v.t. 3. to consider or believe (a person or thing) to be as specified; regard …

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