"repute" in the noun sense
1. repute, reputation
the state of being held in high esteem and honor
"repute" in the verb sense
1. think of, repute, know as, be known as, regard as, look upon, look on, esteem, take to be
look on as or consider
"she looked on this affair as a joke"
"He thinks of himself as a brilliant musician"
"He is reputed to be intelligent"
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