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purport

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the idea that is conveyed or intended to be conveyed to the mind by language, symbol, or action

  • was able to give the purport of the governorʼs speech in a few words
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purport

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1 to have in mind as a purpose or goal

  • do you purport to spend the rest of your life on that couch, or do you think you might get a job someday?
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aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], intend, look, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purpose

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figure on

2 to state as a fact usually forcefully

  • he purports to be an expert in criminalistics
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put forth

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