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purported

adjective

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purported

verb
past tense of 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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2 to state as a fact usually forcefully
  • he purports to be an expert in criminalistics

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The first known use of purported was in 1836

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“Purported.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purported. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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