put-, puta-, -pute, -puter, -puting, -putate, -putation, -putative
From Latin, puto-, putare: literally; especially of trees, "to lop, to prune" and "to cleanse, to clear"; then (1) "to clear up, to settle"; especially, of accounts; (2) "to reckon, to estimate, to value"; (3) "to consider, to hold, to believe, to think".
1. Generally believed to be, or regarded, as being something: "He was considered to be the putative father of the child."
2. Believed to exist now or to have existed at some other time.
reamputation (s) (noun)
, reamputations (pl)
The second of two or more surgical operations performed on the same body part: When Doug had one of his fingers amputated from his left hand, he had another accident while he was chopping wood for his fireplace and a reamputation had to be made on the same multi-fingered organ.
recount (s) (noun)
, recounts (pl)
1. An additional (usually a second) count; especially, of the votes in a close election.
2. To narrate, tell the story or detail, or to give a detailed account of something.
3. To enumerate something.
1. That which is considered to be good or acceptable usage; standard: "The reputability of his conversation was appreciated by his clients because they could easily understand what he was talking about."
2. Trustworthiness by virtue of being respectable and having a good reputation: "The reputability of the investment counselor made it easier for people to have confidence that their money would be safe."
, more reputable, most reputable
1. A reference to something or someone that is trustworthy and honorable: Benjamin is known to be a reputable
businessman as a dealer of cars.
2. Etymology: from Latin reputare
, "reflect upon"; from re-
, "repeatedly" + putare
, "to reckon, to consider" + -able
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Being of good repute or being honorable and respectable.
, more reputably, most reputably
Descriptive of how a person has a good reputation; honorably, respectably: At his office, Doug was reputably appreciated and highly regarded by all of his colleagues.
reputation (s) (noun)
, reputations (pl)
1. The condition, quality, or fact, of being highly regarded or esteemed; credit, note, or distinction; also, respectability.
2. The general estimation, or regard, that the public has for a person.
3. The state of being held in high esteem and honor by others.
4. The generally accepted estimation of someone, or something, as having particular qualities or attributes.
5. A favorable and publicly recognized name or standing for merit, achievement, reliability, etc.
repute (s) (noun)
, reputes (pl)
1. An opinion generally held about someone or something: "His work with charities put his name in good repute."
2. An estimation or character according to what people in general think about someone or something: "His books placed him in good repute around the world."
A reference to what is accepted by general public belief, whether or not it is correct: "The mountains in this area had a reputed attraction for hikers."
According to a general, or popular, belief: "At one time his wife was reputedly the richest woman in the world".
scientific computer (s) (noun)
, scientific computers (pl)
A type of computer used in scientific applications, characterized by complex computations involving floating-point arithmetic.
A slightly questionable opinion or belief about someone: "There was a subreputable attitude regarding the politician's honesty."
supercomputer (s) (noun)
, supercomputers (pl)
A term for any extremely powerful, large-capacity computer, that is capable of processing huge amounts of data in an extremely short time.
traumatic amputation (s) (noun)
, traumatic amputations (pl)
An amputation resulting from direct trauma.