REPUTABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of REPUTABLE
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reputable
 a.  having a good reputation; honorable
Classic Sentence: (147 in 10 pages)
1  So flagrant became the political scandals that reputable men began to leave politics alone, and politics consequently became disreputable.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
2  The decent and reputable citizens of the North who neglected their own civic duties grew hilarious over the exaggerated importance with which the Negro regarded the franchise.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In IX
3  In this character, it was frequently his fortune to be the last reputable acquaintance and the last good influence in the lives of down-going men.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER STORY OF THE DOOR
4  Oh, Scarlett, he has the most terrible reputation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  Lucky for Ashley that he had an unassailable reputation for courage, or else there'd be trouble.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
6  If you didn't do these things, the other matrons talked about you and then your reputation was ruined and your family disgraced.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  If you were too nice to young husbands, their wives said you were fast and you got a bad reputation and never caught any beaux of your own.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
8  There, I'll be saying no more tonight, for I'm going to see this fine Captain Butler who makes so light of me daughter's reputation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
9  I am not a soldier and I have no desire to seek the bubble reputation even in the cannon's mouth.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
10  Then, having accepted his gifts, she could not summon courage enough to tell him his reputation made it improper for him to call on three lone women who had no male protector.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
11  With such a reputation, it was strange that he had never so much as kissed the hand of an unmarried girl since he first appeared in Atlanta.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
12  He's got such a bad reputation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
13  He had risen to prominence in the campaigns in Tennessee and the West, and his reputation as a determined and ruthless fighter was growing.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
14  Will couldn't have noticed Mammy's face when Rhett Butler's name was mentioned and, besides, Will didn't know about Rhett's money or his foul reputation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
15  All she wanted was the reputation for possessing these qualities.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
Example Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
16  The reputation of the navigator is under assault from historical revisionists.
17  He has a well-deserved reputation as a reliable worker.
18  Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
19  We must build on our reputation to expand the business.
20  If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
21  He gained a reputation as being a staunch defender/supporter of civil rights.
22  I think she'll be head of this company in five year's time - I'd stake my reputation on it.
23  She brought several persons of good credit to witness to her reputation.
24  Sweden has a reputation for advanced and stylish design.
25  The company enjoys a world-wide reputation for quality of design.
26  He'd already begun to establish quite a reputation as a journalist.
27  She had the combined talents of toughness, intellect, experience and unsullied reputation.
28  He gradually garnered a reputation as a financial expert.
29  He earned a reputation as an expert on tax law.
30  His reputation was permanently tainted by the financial scandal.