Definitions for "Purport"
Design or tendency; meaning; import; tenor.
general meaning or tenor; "caught the drift of the conversation"
To intend to show; to intend; to mean; to signify; to import; -- often with an object clause or infinitive.
the intended meaning of a communication
have the often specious appearance of being, intending, or claiming; "The letter purports to express people's opinion"
Keywords:  disguise, covering
Disguise; covering.