Noun(1) the intended meaning of a communication(2) the pervading meaning or tenor
Verb(1) have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming(2) propose or intend
(1) It does not purport to be definitive, but all future scholarship will have to take account of it.(2) Although many use the mobile clinic as a medical home, it does not purport to have that designation.(3) The film does not purport to be a documentary, but its depiction of the events of January 30 1972 is uncannily accurate.(4) Ordinarily, it is not sufficient to give the tenor, substance or purport of the libel or slander, or an approximation of the words, or words to a certain ├ö├ç├┐effect├ö├ç├û, or any other words of a similar import.(5) More than three dozen of these notes purport to document various fictional characters Morris scatters through his text.(6) As to ratification, the common law rule about unbiased advice of the directors again puts that decision into the hands of the shareholders and companies' articles do not in practice purport to allocate the decision elsewhere.(7) More New Zealanders will be killed by those two conditions than by smoking, in spite of the concocted figures she likes to purport are figures that represent deaths caused by smoking.(8) That kind of message is sent for the purpose of concealing from the telegraph company, as well as all other parties, except the person to whom it is sent, the purport of the message.(9) There, in introducing and explaining the meaning and purport of Article 2 and having regard to the grave breaches system of the Geneva Conventions, reference is made to international armed conflicts.(10) The purport of this motion is to adjourn the House until 2 p.m. on Tuesday, 10 February and to set the sitting days for next year.(11) Some purport to function as collections for the Frankish and Visigothic kingdoms, like the Vetus Gallica of c.700 or the Hispana, c.700, respectively.(12) I do not understand the purport of your remarks(13) the purport of existence(14) It did not purport to be a notice conveying any such intention on the part of the Secretary of State.(15) The purport and effect of those documents are one of the matters in issue in this case.(16) Notably, these documents purport to describe only lawful campaign activities, and committee Democrats acknowledge they find no fault with those activities.
(1) purport :: purport
1. gist ::
2. intention ::
3. intent ::
4. drift ::
5. claim to be ::
6. purpose ::
Different Formspurport, purported, purporting, purports
Word Example from TV Shows
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I PURPORT to be a man of the mind.
The Big Bang Theory Season 9, Episode 19
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