purport

All Noun Verb
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  • If you cannot tell me the purport of your visit I will tell you mine. Cited from Animal Ghosts, by Elliott O'Donnell
  • Its purport was similar to the one he had read but a few minutes since. Cited from Half a Rogue, by Harold MacGrath
  • Some words passed between them, but their exact purport will probably never be known. Cited from Uncle Remus/Songs/Sayings, by Joel Chandler Harris
  • Such was the purport of her mind as she stood opposite to him in his room. Cited from The Golden Lion of Granpere, by Trollope
  • My text comes from what purports to be the last words of the same king. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • Many stations are not located near the towns which they purport to serve.
  • I had felt the bitter purport of his words, almost before they were out. Cited from In the Valley, by Harold Frederic
  • And what do you think was the purport of their visit? Cited from Mexico and its Religion, by Robert A. Wilson
  • The colonel, for some reason or other, would not let them read it or know its purport. Cited from Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue, by Ashton
  • But let me gather up in a few words the purport of what has been said above. Cited from An Introduction to Philosophy, by George Stuart Fullerton
  • It is not necessary here to do more than mention the general purport of five of them. Cited from Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860, Charles Duke Yonge
  • To the like purport spoke nearly all who saw him. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, Vol. I., by John T. Morse
  • The company's software development team purports to also be involved with many open-source software projects.
  • At first she did not understand the purport of his question. Cited from Captain Blood, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He did not understand their purport, he only signed them. Cited from Tales of the Wilderness, by Boris Pilniak (pseud.)
  • The main purport of my writing is to tell you that we have found a house for the next half year. Cited from Reminiscences of Coleridge and Southey, J. Cottle
  • I want to add one final word about the general purport of these many recommendations. Cited from Complete State of the Union Addresses
  • With respect to the main purport of your note, I hardly know what to say. Cited from More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
  • Last fall came this letter, purporting to be from my father. Cited from Queed, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • When the decision was finally reached, he was left to guess its purport. Cited from The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush, by Francis Lynde
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Words starting with purport

Meaning of purport

  • verb Have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming
    The letter purports to express people's opinion