from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to.
- transitive v. To consider; suppose.
- n. Reputation.
- n. A good reputation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Reputation, especially a good reputation.
- v. To attribute or credit something to something; to impute.
- v. To consider, think, esteem, reckon (a person or thing) to be, or as being, something
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to think; to reckon.
- n. Character reputed or attributed; reputation, whether good or bad; established opinion; public estimate.
- n. Specifically: Good character or reputation; credit or honor derived from common or public opinion; -- opposed to disrepute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To hold in thought; account; hold; reckon; deem.
- To estimate; value; regard.
- n. Reputation; character; established opinion; specifically, good character; the credit or honor derived from common or public opinion.
- n. Synonyms See list under reputation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. look on as or consider
- n. the state of being held in high esteem and honor
Middle English reputen, from Old French reputer, from Latin reputāre, to think over : re-, re- + putāre, to think over.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Old French reputer, from Latin reputo ("I count over, reckon, calculate, compute, think over, consider"), from re- ("again") + puto ("I think"). (Wiktionary)