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Definition of "purports" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of purport. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "purports" in a sentence
  • "The bill, as the title purports, simply provides for the transfer of the stock now held by the State in the Planters '"
  • "As with most pieces of legislation Democrats seem to have a penchant for crafting, this one is ostensibly worded to deliver exactly the opposite effect of what its title purports to champion."
  • "Well, this label purports to come from Chateau Caillot. '"