verb (used with object)
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Origin of purport
synonym study for purport
OTHER WORDS FROM purportpur·port·less, adjective
How to use purport in a sentence
Pills purporting to be Viagra filled with printer ink and rat poison.
To support his position, Governor Snyder presented a study purporting to prove the contention.Judges Now Recognize Anti-Gay Marriage Laws Are Irrational|Geoffrey R. Stone|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A photograph uploaded to social media and purporting to be of the slain teacher showed a man face down in running gear.American Teacher Ronnie Smith Shot Dead In Libya By Gunmen|Jamie Dettmer|December 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Why should it be different for technology vendors purporting to offer solutions for end-to-end enterprise systems?
As sure as you and I stand at this moment here, Russia will produce some document purporting to be signed by the king.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
Now another document was forthcoming, purporting to have been witnessed, on the same day, by these two surviving witnesses!Orley Farm|Anthony Trollope
That letter, purporting to be from Philip, and directing her to come to Chastel, was surely a forgery!The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
My son has this morning received from Chicago a letter purporting to come from Stuart and giving the location of that ring.Christopher and the Clockmakers|Sara Ware Bassett
It is in a small, cramped hand, and you know the one purporting to be from him later was in a big, sprawly hand.The Come Back|Carolyn Wells