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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: purport (0.01018 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to purport.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: purport purport n 1: the intended meaning of a communication [syn: intent, spirit] 2: general meaning or tenor; “caught the drift of the conversation” [syn: drift] v 1: have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; “The letter purports to express people's opinion” 2: propose or intend; “I aim to arrive at noon” [syn: aim, purpose, propose]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Purport Purport \Pur"port\, n. [OF. purport; pur, pour, for (L. pro) + porter to bear, carry. See Port demeanor.] [1913 Webster] 1. Design or tendency; meaning; import; tenor. [1913 Webster] The whole scope and purport of that dialogue. Norris. With a look so piteous in purport As if he had been loosed out of hell. -- Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Disguise; covering. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] For she her sex under that strange purport Did use to hide. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] Purport \Pur"port\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Purported; p. pr. & vb. n. Purporting.] [OF. purporter, pourporter. See Purport, n.] To intend to show; to intend; to mean; to signify; to import; -- often with an object clause or infinitive. [1913 Webster] They in most grave and solemn wise unfolded Matter which little purported. --Rowe. [1913 Webster]


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