EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REPUTE
With a few of his own kind he had the repute of one who said very good things.
Saunders was a bachelor of fifty and a misogynist by repute.
Tawell was executed, and the notoriety of the case brought the telegraph into repute.
Also figuratively: bld wde sprang (his repute spread afar), 18.
Peradventure they be gentlemen of repute, and might hit back.
Like Monsieur Manette, your father, the gentleman was of repute in Paris.
But a man of repute will desire to avoid doing what is ludicrous.
Far more important than any question of who this man was by repute was the other question of why he was there.
To many of them he was known either personally or by repute.
But for his repute as a duellist they would have picked a quarrel with the visitor there and then.