- 1generally thought to be something or to have done something, although this is not certain synonym rumored
- 2 reputed (to be something) He is reputed to be the best heart surgeon in the country. reputed (to have done something) The house is wrongly reputed to have been the poet's birthplace. She sold her share of the company for a reputed $7 million.
NAmE//rɪˈpyut̮əd//[not usually before noun]
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adverb He was reputedly a millionaire. It is reputedly the best hotel in the country.