Part of speech: verb

To hold in general opinion; reckon; estimate.

Part of speech: noun

Reputaion; estimation; honor.

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Usage examples "repute":

  1. O thou whom kings sought to wed, for the purity of thy repute and the fairness of the fame of thee! - "Supplemental Nights, Volume 1", Richard F. Burton.
  2. As is usual with the low castes, many Chamars are in some repute as Gunias or sorcerers, and in this capacity they are frequently invited to enter the houses of Hindus to heal persons possessed of evil spirits. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
  3. Know you not that Master Alwyn, since he hath commenced trade for himself, hath acquired already the repute of the couthliest goldsmith in London? - "The Last Of The Barons, Complete", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.