reputation

Your reputation is the general belief or opinion that other people have about you. If you are considered trustworthy and kind, you have a good reputation.

Reputation comes from the Latin word reputationem, which means "consideration." It's how people consider, or label, you — good or bad. The noun reputation can also mean "being known for having a specific skill or characteristic." For example, if you have a reputation in snow shoveling, your phone will soon be ringing off the hook with your lazy neighbors calling.

Definitions of reputation
  1. noun
    the general estimation that the public has for a person
    “he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing”
    synonyms: report
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    type of:
    estimate, estimation
    the respect with which a person is held
  2. noun
    the state of being held in high esteem and honor
    synonyms: repute
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    Antonyms:
    discredit, disrepute
    the state of being held in low esteem
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    black eye
    a bad reputation
    stock
    the reputation and popularity a person has
    character
    good repute
    name
    a person's reputation
    fame
    favorable public reputation
    type of:
    honor, honour, laurels
    the state of being honored
  3. noun
    notoriety for some particular characteristic
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    type of:
    ill fame, notoriety
    the state of being known for some unfavorable act or quality
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