Reputed
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. [1913 Webster]

Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight? --Job xviii. 3. [1913 Webster]

The king your father was reputed for A prince most prudent. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • reputed — adjective /ɹɪˈpju.tɪd/ a) Pertaining to a reputation accorded to another. 1904 The other young ladies of Sulaco stood in awe of her character and accomplishments. She was reputed to be terribly learned and serious. Joseph Conrad, Nostramo [ …   Wiktionary

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