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Synonyms for purport
pərˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt; ˈpɜr pɔrt, -poʊrtpur·port

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. purport

    Synonyms:
    tendency, meaning, import, bearing, signification, drift, tenor, current, intent, spirit

    Antonyms:
    statement, assertion, declaration, proposition, announcement

Princeton's WordNet

  1. intent, purport, spiritnoun

    the intended meaning of a communication

    Synonyms:
    intention, aim, liveliness, smell, design, flavour, disembodied spirit, sprightliness, feel, flavor, look, spirit, drift, feeling, heart, life, intent, emotional state, tone, purpose

  2. drift, purportverb

    the pervading meaning or tenor

    "caught the general drift of the conversation"

    Synonyms:
    trend, impetus, movement, heading, spirit, impulsion, gallery, intent, drift

  3. purportverb

    have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming

    "The letter purports to express people's opinion"

    Synonyms:
    propose, purpose, aim

  4. aim, purpose, purport, proposeverb

    propose or intend

    "I aim to arrive at noon"

    Synonyms:
    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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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. purportnoun

    Synonyms:
    design, meaning, signification, import, significance, drift, tenor, scope, sense, tendency, gist, intent, spirit

  2. purportverb

    Synonyms:
    intend, mean, signify, import

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. purportnoun

    Synonyms:
    meaning, signification, import

  2. purportverb

    Synonyms:
    mean, intend, signify, import

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "purport":

    thrust

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How to use purport in a sentence?

  1. Vanna Bonta:

    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.

  2. Claude Arnold:

    That's a scheme where institutions purport to be schools, but are really not doing any education whatsoever.

  3. Memory Kachambwa:

    You can not speak from both corners of your mouth and apply double standards as you purport to speak for women, it is absurd to aspire to do so when your utterances and actions are heavily sexist and objectify the very same women you claim to speak for. And in any case, who said women can not speak for themselves ?

  4. Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General:

    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.

  5. Bernd Osterloh:

    Here in Wolfsburg, some people purport to know what kind of cars Brazilians, Americans or people in India like to drive, strange then, how some of these cars don't then seem to meet customers' taste.


Translations for purport

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  • تدعيArabic
  • beabsichtigenGerman
  • propósito, pretenderSpanish
  • اظهار نظرPersian
  • tarkoitus, esittää, esiintyä, aikoaFinnish
  • prétendre, avoir l'intentionFrench
  • brìghScottish Gaelic
  • मुरादHindi
  • իմաստArmenian
  • כַּוָנָהHebrew
  • ჩაფიქრება, გამოსახვა, გამოხატვაGeorgian
  • gewicht, doel, beweren, intentie, van plan zijnDutch
  • påståttNorwegian
  • propósito, supor, pretender, dizerPortuguese
  • намереваться, намерение, притворяться, претендовать, изображатьRussian
  • avseSwedish
  • ความหมายThai

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