[ ri-pyoo-tid ]
/ rɪˈpyu tɪd /
reported or supposed to be such: the reputed author of a book.
Well vs. GoodSomeone may have told you you were wrong for saying, I’m good, instead of the more formal I’m well. But is the response I’m good actually incorrect? Not technically. Let’s explore the rules and conventions for these two words. Well is often used as an adverb. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs. Good is most widely used as an adjective, meaning that it can …
Related formsun·re·put·ed, adjectivewell-re·put·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-reputed
/ (rɪˈpjuːtɪd) /
(prenominal) generally reckoned or considered; supposed or allegedhe is the reputed writer of a number of romantic poems
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Word Origin and History for well-reputed
1540s, "held in repute," past participle adjective from repute (v.). Meaning "supposed to be" is from 1570s. Related: Reputedly.
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