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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Repute  \Re*pute"\,  n. 
  1.  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. 
  2.  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. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Repute  \Re*pute"\  (r?-p?t"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Reputed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Reputing}.]  [F.  r['e]puter,  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. 
  The  king  your  father  was  reputed  for  A  prince  most 
  prudent.  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  state  of  being  held  in  high  esteem  and  honor  [syn:  {reputation}] 
  [ant:  {disrepute}] 
  v  :  look  on  as  or  consider:  "she  looked  on  this  affair  as  a 
  joke";  "He  thinks  of  himself  as  a  brilliant  musician" 
  [syn:  {think  of},  {regard  as},  {look  upon},  {look  on},  {esteem}, 
  {take  to  be}] 

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