think, consider


  • repute

    A person's repute is what others think of them; repute can also refer to someone's standing in society.

  • impute

    If you impute something, such as blame or a crime, to somebody, you say (usually unfairly) that that person is responsible for it.

  • putative

    Something putative is supposed to be real; for example, a putative leader is one who everyone assumes is the leader—even though they may not be in reality.

  • dispute

    A dispute is a disagreement or argument about something.

  • computation

    the procedure of calculating

  • compute

    make a mathematical calculation or computation

  • computer

    a machine for performing calculations automatically

  • deputation

    a group of representatives or delegates

  • depute

    transfer power to someone

  • deputy

    someone authorized to exercise the powers of sheriff in emergencies

  • disputation

    the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

  • disputatious

    inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

  • disreputable

    lacking respectability in character or behavior or appearance

  • disrepute

    the state of being held in low esteem

  • imputation

    a statement attributing something dishonest (especially a criminal offense)

  • indisputable

    not open to question

  • reputation

    the state of being held in high esteem and honor

  • reputed

    generally believed to be

  • reputedly

    by repute

  • undisputed

    generally agreed upon

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