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 Meanings and Examples of REPUTE
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repute
 v.  ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to; consider; suppose
Classic Sentence: (147 in 10 pages)
1  It would be greatly for the public behoof if we women, being of mature age and church-members in good repute, should have the handling of such malefactresses as this Hester Prynne.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
2  Neither do thou imagine that I shall contrive aught against his life; no, nor against his fame, if as I judge, he be a man of fair repute.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
3  I am in high repute for my accomplishment in all pertaining to the art, and am joined with eleven others in reporting the debates in Parliament for a Morning Newspaper.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
4  Some of them were of the war time and showed that he had done his duty well and had borne the repute of a brave soldier.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE FIVE ORANGE PIPS
5  The Black Swan is an inn of repute in the High Street, at no distance from the station, and there we found the young lady waiting for us.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE COPPER BEECHES
6  But the young maiden, being discreet and of good repute, would ever avoid him, for she feared his evil name.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
7  The waste land bordered by this wall communicated with the back yard of an ex-livery stable-keeper of bad repute, who had failed and who still kept a few old single-seated berlins under his sheds.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XV—JONDRETTE MAKES HIS PURCHASES
8  She lived on the Quai des Celestins, at the corner of this ancient street of the Petit-Musc which afforded her the opportunity of changing her evil repute into good odor.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE MALICIOUS PLAYFULNESS OF THE WIND
9  Oh, Scarlett, he has the most terrible reputation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  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
11  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
12  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
13  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
14  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
15  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
Example Sentence: (70 in 5 pages)
16  He has a well-deserved reputation as a reliable worker.
17  Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street.
18  We must build on our reputation to expand the business.
19  If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.
20  He gained a reputation as being a staunch defender/supporter of civil rights.
21  I think she'll be head of this company in five year's time - I'd stake my reputation on it.
22  She brought several persons of good credit to witness to her reputation.
23  Sweden has a reputation for advanced and stylish design.
24  The company enjoys a world-wide reputation for quality of design.
25  He'd already begun to establish quite a reputation as a journalist.
26  She had the combined talents of toughness, intellect, experience and unsullied reputation.
27  He gradually garnered a reputation as a financial expert.
28  He earned a reputation as an expert on tax law.
29  His reputation was permanently tainted by the financial scandal.
30  This restaurant has a fine reputation.