Re·pute v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reputed; p. pr. & vb. n. Reputing.] To hold in thought; to account; to estimate; to hold; to think; to reckon.
Wherefore are we counted as beasts, and reputed vile in your sight? --Job xviii. 3.
The king your father was reputed for
A prince most prudent. --Shak.
adj : commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive
grounds; "the foundling's putative father"; "the
reputed (or purported) author of the book"; "the
supposed date of birth" [syn: putative(a), purported(a),