Meaning of purport
Pronunciation: (v.pur-pôrt', -pōrt', pûr'pôrt, -pōrtn.pûr'pôrt, -pōrt), [key]
- to present, esp. deliberately, the appearance of being; profess or claim, often falsely: a document purporting to be official.
- to convey to the mind as the meaning or thing intended; express or imply.
- the meaning, import, or sense: the main purport of your letter.
- purpose; intention; object: the main purport of their visit to France.
- purport (Thesaurus)