Synonyms for purport
pərˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt; ˈpɜr pɔrt, -poʊrtpur·port
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intent, purport, spiritnoun
the intended meaning of a communication
the pervading meaning or tenor
"caught the general drift of the conversation"
have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming
"The letter purports to express people's opinion"
aim, purpose, purport, proposeverb
propose or intend
"I aim to arrive at noon"
suggest, aim, shoot for, place, pop the question, draw a bead on, aspire, drive, advise, declare oneself, take aim, project, propose, resolve, direct, train, get, take, target, calculate, nominate, point, purpose, offer
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That's a scheme where institutions purport to be schools, but are really not doing any education whatsoever, any scheme where someone gains access to the U.S. through fraud is also a national security vulnerability.
It's weird how people who are the least close to me or who've never even met me purport to be experts on the real me; and then, sadly, there are those who could be in touch with me but prefer to gossip with strangers about me instead.
It's absurd to claim Peter was engaged in malicious efforts to attack or discredit China, to purport that Peter was 'planted' in China by foreign forces is part of a trend by Chinese authorities of blaming 'hostile foreign forces' for domestic grievances.
Our constitutions purport to be established by 'the people,' and, in theory, 'all the people' consent to such government as the constitutions authorize. But this consent of 'the people' exists only in theory. It has no existence in fact. Government is in reality established by the few; and these few assume the consent of all the rest, without any such consent being actually given.
From California to Maine, consumers ingest pills, powders and liquids every day, not knowing whether they are wasting money or whether they may end up harming, rather than helping, themselves. Unfortunately, many of these products are not what they purport to be or can not do what the distributors claim they can do.
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- propósito, pretenderSpanish
- اظهار نظرPersian
- tarkoitus, esittää, esiintyä, aikoaFinnish
- prétendre, avoir l'intentionFrench
- brìghScottish Gaelic
- ჩაფიქრება, გამოსახვა, გამოხატვაGeorgian
- gewicht, doel, beweren, intentie, van plan zijnDutch
- propósito, supor, pretender, dizerPortuguese
- намереваться, намерение, притворяться, претендовать, изображатьRussian
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