The dollar value of a statistical life in the United States is purported to be around $5 million.
But the risks of eating clay outweigh the purported benefits.
The 150 bodies, bearing gunshot wounds, are purported to be the corpses of suspected militants.
One purported fan blogged a review calling the interlude “an interminable and sanctimonious speech.”
Additionally, the purported finding that neutrinos traveled faster than the speed of light was later ruled a miscalculation.
It was The Lyre, and purported to contain nothing but untruths.
The note, written in pencil, purported to be from Joseph Jenkins.
It purported to be the first of four numbers, each of which, amongst other things, was to contain one of his interludes.
It purported to be given only a few days after the trial had taken place.
On a day in early autumn of 1816 a ship docked at the wharf in Alexandria, purported to have come from the West Indies.
early 15c., "indicate, express, set forth," from the noun in English and from Anglo-French purporter (c.1300), from Old French purporter (see purport (n.)). Related: Purported; purporting.