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Re*pute" (r?-p?t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Reputing.] [F. r'eputer, 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 think; to reckon.

Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight? Job xviii. 3.

The king your father was reputed for A prince most prudent. Shak.


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Re*pute", n.


Character reputed or attributed; reputation, whether good or bad; established opinion; public estimate.

He who regns Monarch in heaven, till then as one secure Sat on his throne, upheld by old repute. Milton.


Specifically: Good character or reputation; credit or honor derived from common or public opinion; -- opposed to disrepute.

"Dead stocks, which have been of repute."

F. Beaumont.


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