repute

repute
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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Reputation
Nouns
1. repute, reputation, distinction, mark, name, figure; note, notability, celebrity, fame, famousness, renown, popularity, credit, prestige, glory, honor; luster, illustriousness, account, regard, face, reputableness, respectability, good or fair name. See probity.
2. dignity, greatness, importance, eminence, preeminence.
3. rank, standing, station (see class).
4. elevation, ascent, exaltation, dignification, aggrandizement; dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification.
5. hero, man of mark, celebrity; lion, luminary, notability, somebody, pillar of the church or the community; chief, first fiddle, flower, pink, pearl, paragon, star, glitterati; the great and the good; visiting fireman. Informal, personality, a legend in one's own lifetime, nine days' wonder. Slang, VIP, big wheel.
6. (sign of good repute) ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus, blaze of glory, laurels.
7. memory, posthumous or lasting fame, immortality, immortal name.
Verbs
1. (make a reputation) shine [forth], figure, cut a figure, [make a] splash, live, flourish, glitter, gain honor, play first fiddle, take precedence, win laurels, win [one's] spurs, leave one's mark, star, come into vogue, look to or rest on one's laurels.
2. (rival the repute of) rival, surpass, outshine, outrival, outvie, emulate, eclipse, cast into the shade, overshadow.
3. (assign repute to) enthrone, immortalize, deify, exalt; consecrate, dedicate, enshrine, lionize, crown with laurel; honor, confer honor, do honor or credit to, accredit, dignify, glorify, look up to, aggrandize, elevate. Informal, do proud, put on the map. Slang, build up.
Adjectives
1. (of good repute) reputable, creditable, honorable, respectable, decent, in good order, in high favor.
2. (famous) distinguished, distingué, noted, of note, honored, popular; fashionable; remarkable, notable, celebrated, renowned, talked of, famous, famed, legendary, conspicuous, foremost, in the ascendant; illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant, bright; eminent, prominent, lofty; peerless, superior, preeminent; great, dignified.
3. (having lasting repute) imperishable, deathless, immortal, never-fading, time-honored, sacrosanct.
Phrases — character is what we are — reputation is what others think we are; a good reputation stands still — a bad one runs.
Quotations — The celebrity is a person who is known for his wellknownness (Daniel Boorstin), A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches (Bible), The purest treasure mortal times afford is spotless reputation (Shakespeare), Reputation, like a face, is the symbol of its possessor and creator, and another can use it only as a mask (Learned Hand), One who has a reputation for rising early can sleep until noon (Alphonse Daudet).
Antonyms, see disrepute.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. name, good name, standing, high standing; see fame 1 , reputation 1 , 2 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To regard in an appraising way: believe, suppose, think. See BELIEF. II noun 1. Public estimation of someone: character, name, report, reputation. Informal: rep. See RESPECT. 2. Wide recognition for one's deeds: celebrity, fame, famousness, notoriety, popularity, renown, reputation. See KNOWLEDGE. 3. A person's high standing among others: dignity, good name, good report, honor, prestige, reputation, respect, status. See RESPECT.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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