Proport or purport

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Purport

Verb

Definition:

Appear to be or do something, especially falsely

Examples:

  1. She is not the person she purports to be

Synonyms:

  • Claim
  • Lay claim
  • Profess
  • Pretend

Purport

Noun

Definition:

The meaning or sense of something, typically a document or speech

Examples:

  1. I do not understand the purport of your remarks

Synonyms:

  • Gist
  • Substance
  • Drift
  • Implication

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