英 [pə'pɔːt] 美 [pər'pɔːrt]
- v. 意味着；声称；意图
- n. 意义；要旨；大要
the intended meaning of a communication
the pervading meaning or tenor;
"caught the general drift of the conversation"
have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming;
"The letter purports to express people's opinion"
propose or intend;
"I aim to arrive at noon"
- Her letter may purport her forthcoming arrival.
- His plans are not what they purport to be.
- I do not understand the purport of your question.
- Even now, there is someone else who gives us special purport in life.
- The purport of what he said is that he is right.
- I find it difficult to understand the purport of his speech.
- The purport of the statement is that the firm is bankrupt.
The purport of your private letter.出自： G. Washington
Words..too indistinct for him to understand their purport.出自： J. Conrad
What purported to be the draft of a will.出自： D. L. Sayers
His paintings purport to show the domestic scenes..of the ancients.出自： A. Robertson
Those who purport to act in their name.出自：Sun