Definitions For Purport


  • The pervading meaning or tenor
  • The intended meaning of a communication
  • The main or general meaning of something (such as a speech or a person's actions)


  • Propose or intend
  • Have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming
  • To claim to be or do a particular thing when this claim may not be true

Is Purport a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Purport is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Purport in a Sentence

  • The purport of the book
  • The letter was not read aloud, but all present were informed of its purport.
  • Do you purport to spend the rest of your life on that couch, or do you think you might get a job someday?
  • He purports to be an expert in criminalistics

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Antonyms for Purport

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