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Another word for purport

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Noun
  1. That which is signified by a word or expression

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  2. The gist of a specific action or situation

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  3. The general sense or significance, as of an action or statement

      1. Quantity:
      2. A quantity
      3. A number; a sum.
      1. The weight of the cargo carried by a vessel at one time.
      2. The amount of a disease-causing entity present in an organism.
      3. (Nautical) The amount of cargo that a vessel can carry.
      1. Variation or random oscillation about a fixed setting, position, or mode of behavior.
      2. A being driven or carried along, as by a current of air or water or by circumstances
      3. (Electronics) A deviation or variation of a quantity, as voltage, from its assigned value
      1. Something imported:
      2. Importance; significance:
      3. The act or business of importing (goods)
      1. That which is real or practical in quality or character; practical value:
      2. Density; body:
      3. That which has mass and occupies space; matter.
      1. General course or tendency
      2. The exact wording or an exact copy of a legal document
      3. In a set of bells for ringing changes, the bell with the lowest tone
  4. The thread or current of thought uniting or occurring in all the elements of a text or discourse

      1. The degree of accuracy of a weapon or of a person aiming a weapon or propelled object:
      2. The object to be attained; intention or purpose
      3. The ability to hit a target or intended point:
      1. (Music) A phrase or theme that recurs at the end of each verse in a folk song or ballad.
      2. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
      3. The weight of the cargo carried by a vessel at one time.
      1. A gradual movement or change in some direction or toward some end or purpose; trend; tendency
      2. A gradual deviation from an original course, model, method, or intention.
      3. General meaning or purport; tenor:
      1. (Law) One's mental attitude, including purpose, will, determination, etc., at the time of doing an act
      2. A purpose; object; aim
      3. Meaning or import
      1. What is meant; what is intended to be, or in fact is, signified, indicated, referred to, or understood
      2. A sense of importance or purpose:
      3. Something that is conveyed or intended, especially by language; sense or significance:
      1. A material of a particular kind or constitution.
      2. The physical matter of which a thing consists; material
      3. Material possessions; goods; wealth:
      1. A course or apparent course toward some purpose, object, or result; drift
      2. An inclination to move or act in a particular direction or way; constant disposition to some action or state; leaning; bias; propensity; bent
      3. Movement or prevailing movement in a given direction:
      1. The general course or character of something:
      2. The word, phrase, or subject with which the vehicle of a metaphor is identified, as life in
      3. The general meaning; the purport or drift:
      1. Continuous pressure of one part against another, as of a rafter against a wall
      2. The essential meaning; the point:
      3. The basic meaning or purpose; point; force
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Another word for purport

Noun
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Verb
      1. To be or give a sign, token, or indication of; signify; betoken
      2. To serve as a sign, symptom, or token of; signify:
      3. To suggest or demonstrate the necessity, expedience, or advisability of:
      1. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
      2. To have as a necessary part, condition, or effect; contain, include, or involve naturally or necessarily
      3. To indicate indirectly or by allusion; hint; suggest; intimate
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