repute (n.) Look up repute at Dictionary.com
1550s, from repute (v.).
repute (v.) Look up repute at Dictionary.com
late 14c., from Middle French reputer (late 13c.) or directly from Latin reputare "to count over, reckon; think over," from re- "repeatedly" (see re-) + putare "to judge, suppose, believe, suspect," originally "to clean, trim, prune" (from PIE root *pau- (2) "to cut, strike, stamp"). Related: Reputed; reputing.