What does the word repute mean?

Usage examples for repute

  1. As is usual with the low castes, many Chamars are in some repute as Gunias or sorcerers, and in this capacity they are frequently invited to enter the houses of Hindus to heal persons possessed of evil spirits. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  2. Know you not that Master Alwyn, since he hath commenced trade for himself, hath acquired already the repute of the couthliest goldsmith in London? – The Last Of The Barons, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton