Definition of Purports
1. Verb. (third-person singular of purport) ¹
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Definition of Purports
1. purport [v] - See also: purport
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Literary usage of Purports
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1. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors by William Oldnall Russell, Charles Sprengel Greaves (1877)
"If the examination of a prisoner is rejected on the ground that it purports to have been taken on oath, parol evidence of the prisoner's statement is not ..."
2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"While it purports only to control the carrier \\ hen engaged within the State, it must necessarily influence his ..."
3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"An examination of the record shows what purports to be a brief of the evidence ... It IM clear that under the law we cannot consider what purports to be the ..."
4. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1918)
"title or interest, or to deny in himself Some cases have refused the mort- such title as the mortgage purports to ty to a prior mortgagee under the prior ..."
5. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Thomas Johnson Michie, Charles Frederic Williams, David Shephard Garland (1886)
"Whatever may be the source of the invalidity of a deed, if it purports to convey land, and in form passes what purports to be the title, it gives color of ..."
6. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"641, the court by Valentine, J.. said: "It" (the part of a record admitted in evidence) "cannot prove more than it purports to prove. ..."
7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"... way when it purports to convoy a right of another kind, such ая property, would hold a тегу weak brief in any tribunal of jurisprudence, if the question ..."