- held in good repute; honorable; respectable; estimable: a reputable organization.
- considered to be good or acceptable usage; standard: reputable speech.
Origin of reputable
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Examples from the Web for reputability
They were at first envious of his reputability, and that pleased him while it lasted.Pirate Gold
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You see now why I requested you to investigate our reputability?The Rose Garden Husband
Employments fall into a hierarchical gradation of reputability.
Something, for instance, has already been said of its relation to the canons of reputability.
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
- having a good reputation; honoured, trustworthy, or respectable
- (of words) acceptable as good usage; standard
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Word Origin and History for reputability
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