Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Generally supposed to be such. See Synonyms at supposed.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of repute.
  • adj. Pertaining to a reputation accorded to another.
  • adj. Pertaining to that which is supposed or assumed to be true.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • By my use of the word reputed, the reader must not be led to think that

    The Bertrams

  • Guyana is an Amerindian word reputed to mean "Land of the Water".

    Water profile of Guyana

  • The heated argument is resolved only when Philip decides of his own free will that he would rather be known as the reputed son of King Richard I, Richard the Lionhearted.

    Shakespeare

  • Weise called reputed gang leaders to that meeting with top police and federal prosecutors to deliver an ultimatum to end killings.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Weis called reputed gang leaders to that meeting with top police and federal prosecutors to deliver an ultimatum to end killings.

    The Seattle Times

  • The narrow pass we have described opens out into a succession of picturesque valleys, abounding in waterfalls of considerable depth and beauty, and expanding towards the north in tracts of fertile pasture-ground to the base of Pendle, well known as the reputed scene of those mysteries in which "the witches of Pendle" acted so conspicuous a part.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • MONTREAL - The life of Nicolo (Nick) Rizzuto Jr. was nowhere near as notorious or scrutinized as that of his father, Vito Rizzuto - a man described as the reputed head of the Mafia in Montreal.

    Comments for Jack's Newswatch

  • Intelligence is really not what we think it is, it is not going to college or earning a PhD in so called reputed educational institutions.

    ReadABlog.com New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • Three big-name reputed mob bosses were sent to federal prison for life and two of their alleged henchmen got long sentences for a murder conspiracy.

    FOXNews.com

  • Ferreira called his reputed wife of 41 years, Norma Valentine three times that night.

    Stabroek News

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