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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. the state of being held in high esteem and honor;
[syn: repute, reputation]

2. notoriety for some particular characteristic;
- Example: "his reputation for promiscuity"

3. the general estimation that the public has for a person;
- Example: "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"
- Example: "he was a person of bad report"
[syn: reputation, report]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reputation \Rep`u*ta"tion\ (-t?"sh?n), n. [F. r['e]putation, L. reputatio a reckoning, consideration. See Repute, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The estimation in which one is held; character in public opinion; the character attributed to a person, thing, or action; repute. [1913 Webster] The best evidence of reputation is a man's whole life. --Ames. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The character imputed to a person in the community in which he lives. It is admissible in evidence when he puts his character in issue, or when such reputation is otherwise part of the issue of a case. [1913 Webster] 3. Specifically: Good reputation; favorable regard; public esteem; general credit; good name. [1913 Webster] I see my reputation is at stake. --Shak. [1913 Webster] The security of his reputation or good name. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster] 4. Account; value. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] [/Christ] made himself of no reputation. --Phil. ii. 7. [1913 Webster] Syn: Credit; repute; regard; estimation; esteem; honor; fame. See the Note under Character. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

reputation n 1: the state of being held in high esteem and honor [syn: repute, reputation] [ant: discredit, disrepute] 2: notoriety for some particular characteristic; "his reputation for promiscuity" 3: the general estimation that the public has for a person; "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"; "he was a person of bad report" [syn: reputation, report]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

43 Moby Thesaurus words for "reputation": acclaim, authority, celebrity, character, credit, dignity, distinction, eclat, eminence, esteem, fame, famousness, figure, glory, greatness, honor, influence, kudos, memorability, name, notability, noteworthiness, notoriety, notoriousness, popularity, position, prestige, prominence, publicity, reclame, recognition, remarkableness, renown, rep, report, repute, salience, standing, stature, status, the bubble reputation, vogue, weight
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

REPUTATION, evidence. The opinion generally entertained by persons who know another, as to his character, (q.v.) or it is the opinion generally entertained by person; who know a family as to its pedigree, and the like. 2. In general, reputation is evidence to prove, 1st. A man's character in society. 2d. A pedigree. (q.v.) 3d. Certain prescriptive or customary rights and obligations and matters of public notoriety. (q.v.) But as such evidence is in its own nature very weak, it must be supported. 1st. When it relates to the exercise of the right or privilege, by proof of acts of enjoyment of such right or privilege, within the period of living memory; 1 Maule & Selw. 679; 5 T. R. 32; afterwards evidence of reputation may be given. 2d. The fact must be of a public nature. 3d. It must be derived from persons likely to know the facts. 4th. The facts must be general and, not particular. 5th. They must be free from suspicion. 1 Stark. Ev. 54 to 65. Vide 1 Har. & M'H. 152; 2 Nott & M'C. 114 5 Day, R. 290; 4 Hen. & M. 507; 1 Tayl. R. 121; 2 Hayw. 3; 8 S. & R. 159; 4 John. R. 52; 18 John. R. 346; 9 Mass. R. 414; 4 Burr. 2057; Dougl. 174; Cowp. 594; 3 Swanst. 400; Dudl. So. Car. R. 346; and arts. Character; Memory.