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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word purport:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. purport: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. purport: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. purport: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. purport: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. purport, purport: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. purport: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. purport: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Purport: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. purport: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. purport: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. purport: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Purport, purport: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. purport (n.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. purport: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. purport: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Purport: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Purport: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. purport: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. purport: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. purport: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. purport: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. purport: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. purport: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. purport: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. purport: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. purport: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. PURPORT: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  2. purport: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. purport: Encyclopedia [home, info]

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noun:  general meaning or tenor
noun:  the intended meaning of a communication
verb:  have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming ("The letter purports to express people's opinion")
verb:  propose or intend

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