Origin of reputation
Examples from the Web for reputation
“James Woods has a reputation in the business of not mincing words,” Breitbart posted in September 2013.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He lambasts the case as without evidence, an unfair trial, and damaging for the American reputation.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He had already let his reputation sour—and his country down—so he paid up.
But after those glory days, Kisangani's reputation took a turn.
Hitchcock's reputation before the Cahiers group had not been exalted.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Touraine, too, has the reputation of being that part of France where is spoken the purest French.Castles and Chateaux of Old Touraine and the Loire Country|Francis Miltoun
Are you willing to trust the reputation of your friends to me?The Colossus|Opie Read
The church had by this time spread her reputation through England.The Reign of Henry the Eighth, Volume 1 (of 3)|James Anthony Froude
The reputation of these two caballeros had long been known, and Tyro was well acquainted with it.The Insurgent Chief|Gustave Aimard
A woman's reputation—a thing so lightly thrown away with an idler's word, a Lovelace's smile!Under Two Flags|Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
British Dictionary definitions for reputation
Word Origin for reputation
Word Origin and History for reputation
mid-14c., "credit, good reputation," from Latin reputationem (nominative reputatio) "consideration, a thinking over," noun of action from past participle stem of reputare "reflect upon, reckon, count over," from re- "repeatedly" (see re-) + putare "to reckon, consider" (see putative).