- 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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- having a good reputation; honoured, trustworthy, or respectable
- (of words) acceptable as good usage; standard
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