[rep-yuh-tuh-buh l]See more synonyms for reputable on Thesaurus.com
Related formsrep·u·ta·bil·i·ty, rep·u·ta·ble·ness, nounrep·u·ta·bly, adverbnon·rep·ut·a·ble, adjectivenon·rep·ut·a·bly, adverbsub·rep·u·ta·ble, adjectivesub·rep·u·ta·bly, adverbun·rep·u·ta·ble, adjective
- held in good repute; honorable; respectable; estimable: a reputable organization.
- considered to be good or acceptable usage; standard: reputable speech.
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British Dictionary definitions for non-reputable
Derived Formsreputability, nounreputably, adverb
- having a good reputation; honoured, trustworthy, or respectable
- (of words) acceptable as good usage; standard
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Word Origin and History for non-reputable
1610s, from repute + -able. Meaning "having a good reputation" is from 1670s. Related: Reputably.
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