Purport in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Purport

to imply something is true although it is most likely false

Examples of Purport in a sentence

The drug manufacturer knows it is against the law to purport claims about its product’s effectiveness.  🔊

In the scam, a suspicious person from a foreign country will purport to have a large inheritance for the email recipient.  🔊

The website is for entertainment only and does not purport to give you an accurate prediction of your future.  🔊

To get your money, the psychic will purport she can talk to your deceased loved ones.  🔊

The man used a fake badge to purport he was a law enforcement officer.  🔊

While the ticket scalper may purport he is offering a good deal, he is in fact charging people three times the original ticket price.  🔊

Why does Karen purport she knows Spanish well when she is only familiar with two words in the language?  🔊

When the woman gets on the witness stand, she will most likely purport her husband was home all night.  🔊

The prosecutor warned the jury the defendant would purport he was an innocent man.  🔊

Although the con man never went to college, he did purport he was a Harvard graduate when interacting with society’s elite.  🔊

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