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PURPORTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does purported mean? 

PURPORTED (adjective)
  The adjective PURPORTED has 1 sense:

1. commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds

  Familiarity information: PURPORTED used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PURPORTED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds

Synonyms:

purported; putative; reputed; supposed

Context examples:

the foundling's putative father / the reputed (or purported) author of the book / the supposed date of birth

Similar:

acknowledged (recognized or made known or admitted)


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