Definition of reputative in English:

reputative

Line breaks: re|pu¦ta¦tive
Pronunciation: /rəˈpjuːtətɪv
 
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adjective

rare
  • Generally considered or reputed to be.
    More example sentences
    • Constables, having received a warrant from the Justice to apprehend the reputative father, shall willingly or negligently suffer him to escape.
    • Remission of sin is not the mere cold reputative or forensic remission of a legal bond or debt.
    • Nor is he such a physician, as to perform, but a supposed, or reputative cure.

Origin

mid 17th century: from medieval Latin reputativus, from Latin reputare 'think over'.

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