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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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REPU'TE, verb transitive [Latin reputo; re and puto, to think.]

To think; to account; to hold; to reckon.

The king was reputed a prince most prudent.

Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight. Job 18:3.

REPU'TE, noun

1. Reputation; good character; the credit or honor derived from common or public opinion; as men of repute

2. Character; in a bad sense; as a man held in bad repute

3. Established opinion; as upheld by old repute