purporting[ verb per-pawrt, -pohrt, pur-pawrt, -pohrt; noun pur-pawrt, -pohrt ]SEE DEFINITION OF purporting
Synonyms for purporting
- pose as
- point to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PURPORTING
After this, writing, purporting to be from Mr. Smith, came frequently.
(Bohn's), is the following, purporting to be from Hakluyt, vol.
Lopez had gone, purporting,—as he said,—to be back to dinner.
Some draw maps, purporting to come from a deceased schoolmate.
She gave messages to Mr. Crane, purporting to be from his dead son.
A paper, purporting to be a letter of marque, signed by Jefferson Davis, was found on the Savannah.
Last fall came this letter, purporting to be from my father.
The treaty has failed to lay the axe to the roots of war, has perhaps increased their number while purporting to destroy them.
In the same lot of rubbish, purporting to come from the Fayyûm, were the alleged poems of Sappho.
Again: an Ordinance to nullify certain acts of Congress purporting to be laws.