Rep·u·ta·ble a. Having, or worthy of, good repute; held in esteem; honorable; praiseworthy; as, a reputable man or character; reputable conduct.
In the article of danger, it is as reputable to elude an enemy as defeat one. --Broome.
Syn: -- Respectable; creditable; estimable.
-- Rep*u ta*ble*ness, n. -- Rep*u*ta*bly, adv.
adv : in a reputable manner [ant: disreputably]