from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a good reputation; honorable.
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- adj. Having a good reputation; honourable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having, or worthy of, good repute; held in esteem; honorable; praiseworthy
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Being in good repute; held in esteem; estimable: as, a reputable man or character; reputable conduct.
- Consistent with good reputation; not mean or disgraceful.
- Synonyms Respectable, creditable, honorable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a good reputation
Each believes in his party, thinks his crowd is better than the other fellow's, so all you have to do is to nominate an honest man to represent each party, and then that divides what they call the reputable vote, and we real politicians get our man in between the two.
Assuming good handling in reputable stores, the best way to taste wines that the consumer is going to buy is to buy them yourself.
Even in reputable publications, however, usage is decidedly mixed, and discrepancies can result in editorial mix-ups, as Merriam-Webster has shown.
Unfortunately the highly organized naysayers who cannot ever seem to get published in reputable scientific journals do manage to get much of the mention in the press.
We call reputable repairmen who might have been recommended by a friend.
They never seemed to have trouble finding excerpts in reputable review sources.
All bien-pensants can instantly see how much better it is to bask in reputable ignorance.
Everyone can instantly see how much better the world was back when it basked in reputable ignorance on the question of what drives the red-blue divide.
And it has generated a range of intriguing practical effects as well, from improving attention to combating depression, that have been published in reputable, peer-reviewed journals.
Before she panicked, she called a reputable family court lawyer to help advise her of her rights and negotiate the situation legally.