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Synonyms for purport

Synonyms for purport

the gist of a specific action or situation

the general sense or significance, as of an action or statement

the thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

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the intended meaning of a communication

the pervading meaning or tenor

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have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming

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propose or intend

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They are also said to have made a letter head allegedly from the CBK for Treasury Bills of Sh347 million, which they purported to have been issued by Maina Warui, the registrar, and National Debt Office at CBK.
TAR Holdings, an entity for which Karen Singer serves as the sole member, has indicated in its purported notice of nomination that it is seeking to nominate the following three candidates to Alaska Communications' board of directors: Steven G.
These purported ballot images with squares beside Robredo's name were then allegedly counted in her favor.
Lindqvist called the study the most rigorous analysis to date of purported yeti specimens.
Now, a video of the purported iPhone 6 dummy has been uploaded on YouTube by one user, Steve Hemmerstoffer.
They also been charged with knowingly and wilfully interfering with the administration of justice by failing to remove from Al-Jadeed TV's website and Al-Jadeed TV's YouTube channel information on purported confidential witnesses.
towards the end of the objection period, the Returning Officer announced that the nomination paper handed over by the UPFA was rejected, owing to a purported defect in the same, they grieved.
We believe that manufacturers of any purported generic version of Copaxone need to demonstrate biological equivalence using state-of-the-art methods," maintains president and chief executive officer Thomas Mathers.
As in Erickson Post, the court noted that whether a transfer of funds constitutes a loan may be inferred from objective characteristics surrounding the transfer, including the presence or absence of a debt instrument, collateral securing the purported loan, interest accruing on the purported loan, repayments of the transferred funds and any attributes indicative of an enforceable obligation to repay the funds transferred.
Following Enron's initial internal investigation in August and September of 2001--which found no wrongdoing--prosecutors became increasingly skeptical of narrowly-constrained internal investigations performed by lawyers too closely aligned with the matters being investigated, and also of any corporate-directed internal probes that did not root out purported wrongdoing.
We report the case of a young woman whose Munchausen's syndrome manifested as purported bleeding from a tracheotomy site.
Garcia, a purported member of the Vineland Boys gang, is charged with murder, attempted murder, weapons and drug charges.
Since coming to AEI, Lott, not previously known as a polymath, has expanded his range of pronouncements, penning papers and op-eds on everything from the disputed votes in Florida (he published a study which seemed to show that blacks hadn't been discriminated against, a charge which was vigorously disputed), to the McCain-Feingold campaign reform bill (he's against it) to Rush Limbaugh's firing from ESPN for saying the media let black quarterbacks like the Philadelphia Eagles' Donovan McNabb off the hook too easily (Lott dashed off a quick regression analysis which purported to show that the media was, indeed, less inclined to criticize black quarterbacks).
The choice to study a purported environmental hazard gives voice to those persons concerned about what they see as a threat to their health.
It's also one of the few nutraceuticals--natural products with medicinal reputations--that have substantial scientific evidence to support its purported functions: Various studies suggest that echinacea supplements can boost immunity or shorten the duration of colds.