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To convey or express in a particular way or manner
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Appear to be or do something, especially falsely
“It is part of the problem which it purports to address, rather than the solution.”
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To hope for, or aspire to, a goal or dream
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To make an assertion without proof
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To signify or convey an object or idea
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To carry out a plan with a specific purpose in mind
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To be a portent of a particular outcome
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To make a false show or pretense of
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Plural for the meaning or sense of something, typically a document or speech
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“There, in introducing and explaining the meaning and purport of Article 2 and having regard to the grave breaches system of the Geneva Conventions, reference is made to international armed conflicts.”
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Plural for the purpose or intention of something
“It did not purport to be a notice conveying any such intention on the part of the Secretary of State.”
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Plural for a good or beneficial quality or attribute of a person or thing
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