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purport, drift
n. the pervading meaning or tenor; "caught the general drift of the conversation"
purport, spirit, intent
n. the intended meaning of a communication
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propose, purport, purpose, aim
v. propose or intend; "I aim to arrive at noon"
purport
v. have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
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mental object, cognitive content, content
n. the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
matter, issue, subject, topic
n. some situation or event that is thought about; "he kept drifting off the topic"; "he had been thinking about the subject for several years"; "it is a matter for the police"
substance, meaning
n. the idea that is intended; "What is the meaning of this proverb?"
motif, theme
n. a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work; "it was the usual `boy gets girl' theme"
word, tidings, intelligence, news
n. information about recent and important events; "they awaited news of the outcome"
news
n. informal information of any kind that is not previously known to someone; "it was news to me"
contemplate, meditate, study
v. think intently and at length, as for spiritual purposes; "He is meditating in his study"
stand for, signify, intend, mean
v. denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
stand for, signify, intend, mean
v. denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
say, aver, allege
v. report or maintain; "He alleged that he was the victim of a crime"; "He said it was too late to intervene in the war"; "The registrar says that I owe the school money"
defend, maintain
v. state or assert; "He maintained his innocence"
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subject matter, substance, content, message
n. what a communication that is about something is about
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