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purporting

verb
present participle of purport

Synonyms & Antonyms of purporting

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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“Purporting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/purporting. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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