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Ukrainian government intercepts also purport to reveal Ukrainian separatists acknowledging they controlled SA-11 systems.

Liberals, conservatives say, purport to care about the poor.

The photos purport to show a secret overnight visit by Hollande to his alleged paramour on Dec. 30.

In other words, this is a novel and does not purport to solve any of the myriad mysteries surrounding the killing of JFK.

There are photos on the Internet that purport to show you as a teenager, and you look a lot different from the way you do today.

Nothing but specific experience could have given sufficient ground for a conclusion to this purport.

But I believe that their purport is fairly described in the sentence above in the text.

To that frank purport spoke his Majesty;—and invites the Excellency Hotham to stay dinner.

At that moment I forgot the purport of my walk—my mother—all but the lovely object before me.

Finally, its purport, as stated by me above, is vouched for by Captain Ware as the aide de camp.


On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to purport, such as: acceptation, aim, bearing, burden, connotation, and core.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.