repute

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See also: réputé, reputé, and répute

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French reputer, from Latin reputo (I count over, reckon, calculate, compute, think over, consider), from re- (again) + puto (I think).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɹɪˈpjuːt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Noun[edit]

repute (usually uncountable, plural reputes)

  1. Reputation, especially a good reputation.
    • 1892, Walter Besant, chapter III, in The Ivory Gate [], New York, N.Y.: Harper & Brothers, [], OCLC 16832619:
      At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors. [] In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society, of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.

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repute (third-person singular simple present reputes, present participle reputing, simple past and past participle reputed)

  1. (transitive) To attribute or credit something to something; to impute.
  2. (transitive) To consider, think, esteem, reckon (a person or thing) to be, or as being, something

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Portuguese[edit]

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repute

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of reputar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of reputar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of reputar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of reputar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /reˈpute/, [reˈpu.t̪e]

Verb[edit]

repute

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of reputar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of reputar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of reputar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of reputar.