reputed


reputed
re|put|ed [rıˈpju:tıd] adj
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: repute 'to believe, consider', from French réputer, from Latin reputare 'to think over', from putare 'to think']
according to what some people say, but not definitely
be reputed to be/do sth
She is reputed to be extremely wealthy.
the reputed leader of the Crips gang
The painting was sold for a reputed $3 million.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • reputed — [ri pyo͞ot′id] adj. generally accounted or supposed to be such [the reputed owner] reputedly adv …   English World dictionary

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  • reputed — [adj] believed accounted, alleged, assumed, conjectural, considered, deemed, estimated, gossiped, held, hypothetical, ostensible, putative, reckoned, regarded, reported, rumored, said, seeming, supposed, suppositional, suppositious,… …   New thesaurus

  • reputed — adj. (cannot stand alone) 1) generally, widely reputed 2) reputed to + inf. (she is reputed to be very generous) * * * [rɪ pjuːtɪd] widely reputed (cannot stand alone) generally reputed to + inf. (she is reputed to be very generous) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reputed — re|put|ed [ rı pjutıd ] adjective FORMAL said or believed by many people, but not definitely known to be true: a reputed Mafia boss be reputed to do/be something: Conditions in the prison are reputed to be very harsh. ╾ re|put|ed|ly adverb …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reputed — adjective (only before noun) according to what most people say or think, but not definitely: the reputed billionaire Pablo Escobar | be reputed to be/do sth: She is reputed to be extremely wealthy …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • reputed — UK [rɪˈpjuːtɪd] / US [rɪˈpjutɪd] adjective formal said or believed by many people, but not definitely known to be true a reputed Mafia boss be reputed to do/be something: Conditions in the prison are reputed to be very harsh. Derived word:… …   English dictionary

  • 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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