Definition of reputation :
1. Account; value.
2. Specifically: Good reputation; favorable regard; public esteem; general credit; good name.
3. The character imputed to a person in the community in which he lives. It is admissible in evidence when he puts his character in issue, or when such reputation is otherwise part of the issue of a case.
4. The estimation in which one is held; character in public opinion; the character attributed to a person, thing, or action; repute.
report, composition, name, story, study, eminence, prestige, admiration, knowledge, account, good report, genius, spirit, status, paper, dignity, record, reliability, regard, constitution, rep, news report, honor, temper, good name, written report, credit, theme, respect, write up, favor, report card, respectability, privilege, trustworthiness, estimation
character (part of speech: noun)
reputation (part of speech: noun)
- What he had not thought of was that his death could cast a shade upon another human existence,- upon the reputation of his proposed bride. - "Quicksands", Adolph Streckfuss.
- Beverley is very much a young man of the world, and he probably knows Jocelyn Thew's reputation. - "The Box with the Broken Seals", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- " Oh, no; just keeping up the reputation of the house. - "Barriers Burned Away", E. P. Roe.