reputable (adj) – having a good reputation; thought highly of; respectable; estimable
BREAKDOWN: RE- (again) + PUT- (think) + -ABLE (able to be)
— repute and reputation both describe a prevailing opinion or the state of being generally regarded in a particular way. Repute is typically used in a positive sense.
— reputed means reported, assumed, or generally thought to be true
— disreputable means having a bad reputation; thought poorly of; discredited or disgraceful
This word is built on the root PUT-, which means to cut or prune or to think or consider.
Common PUT- words include amputate, computer, deputy, and reputation.
More esoteric PUT- words include deputation and imputable.