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* reputation (for doing something)

a state of having a particular kind of reputation for doing something. (Often a bad reputation, as in the examples. *Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) You'll get a reputation for cheating. I don't want to get a reputation for being late.

* reputation (for doing something)

a state of having a particular kind of reputation for doing something. (Often a bad reputation, as in the examples. *Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) You'll get a reputation for cheating. I don't want to get a reputation for being late.

stake one's reputation on someone or something

to risk harming one's reputation on someone or something. Of course Denise is great. I will stake my reputation on her! It may be so, but I wouldn't stake my reputation on it.
See also: on, reputation, stake
References in classic literature ?
Wherefore he devoted his energy and the soul of him to the maintenance of his reputation as a six-quart man.
Some humorous reference to the somber reputation of the place was made and forgotten as soon as uttered, and they talked of their business affairs until it grew almost dark.
The house retains its evil reputation, but the replanted vine is as orderly and well-behaved a vegetable as a nervous person could wish to sit under of a pleasant night, when the katydids grate out their immemorial revelation and the distant whippoorwill signifies his notion of what ought to be done about it.
But if, though unjust, I acquire the reputation of justice, a heavenly life is promised to me.
And please, as Glaucon requested of you, to exclude reputations; for unless you take away from each of them his true reputation and add on the false, we shall say that you do not praise justice, but the appearance of it; we shall think that you are only exhorting us to keep injustice dark, and that you really agree with Thrasymachus in thinking that justice is another's good and the interest of the stronger, and that injustice is a man's own profit and interest, though injurious to the weaker.
Hastings & Hastings has always believed that a great reputation is built upon great relationships.
LeBoudec et al, proposed in our approach, everyone maintains a reputation rating and a trust rating about everyone else that they care about.
Clearly, reputation has little to do with traditional measures of company value, such as size, revenue or stock price.
The relation between corporate reputation and the organization's financial well-being is, therefore, widely accepted by the existing academic and business literature.
Building corporate reputation is relatively old practice for the firms; however, it has been recently conceptualized as an academic discipline.
page=1) Official Xbox Magazine that the reputation score would be just as visible as the existing Gamerscore, allowing players to make quick assessments of each other:
8220;Tumblr is a great and fun way to connect to others, as well as being useful to manage your online reputation.
It came top in the RepTrak 2013 study, which was announced by Corporate Reputations today.
com's inception in 2006: to empower individuals and businesses with innovation that supports digital privacy and online reputation management," said Fertik.
Not only are individuals motivated by societal rewards to create a good reputation (Zinko et al.