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〔 ˋpFport,-pɒrt 〕


〔 ˊpәːpәt 〕

Overview of noun purport

The noun purport has 2 senses

  • intent, purport, spirit -- (the intended meaning of a communication)

  • drift, purport -- (the pervading meaning or tenor; "caught the general drift of the conversation")

Overview of verb purport

The verb purport has 2 senses

  • purport -- (have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion")

  • aim, purpose, purport, propose -- (propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon")