from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Assumed to be such; supposed: the purported author of the story.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Supposed, or assumed to be.
- adj. Normally assumed to be.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of purport.
purport + -ed (Wiktionary)