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    purport

    purport - Dictionary definition and meaning for word purport

    Definition
    (noun) the intended meaning of a communication
    Synonyms : intent , spirit
    Definition
    (noun) the pervading meaning or tenor
    Synonyms : drift
    Example Sentence
    • caught the general drift of the conversation
    Definition
    (verb) have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming
    Example Sentence
    • The letter purports to express people's opinion
    Definition
    (verb) propose or intend
    Synonyms : aim , propose , purpose
    Example Sentence
    • I aim to arrive at noon
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for purport

PURPORT:PURPOSE

as a verb purport means to claim. At airport you claim your baggage

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Purport=purpose of report.

purport is to extra support for the claim

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