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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)



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