Question: What’S Another Word For Reportedly?

What is purportedly mean?

it is: it is purported : ostensibly, allegedly..

What is the meaning of metaphor?

noun. a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God.”Compare mixed metaphor, simile (def. 1). something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else; emblem; symbol.

What kind of word is apparently?

It’s a way of saying “it seems that” something is the case or is true. Apparently is the adverb form of the adjective apparent, which can mean readily seen, clear, obvious, or according to appearances.

How do you use purport in a sentence?

The Town Clerk shall make known the purport of this Standing Order to every candidate. purport to represent the community. I do not purport to be any kind of expert on Austin music. It may not be professional journalism, but it does n’t purport to be.

What does reportedly mean?

(rɪpɔrtɪdli ) adverb. If you say that something is reportedly true, you mean that someone has said that it is true, but you have no direct evidence of it. [formal, vagueness]

What does apparently mean?

Apparently is an adverb meaning “evidently” or “obviously.” After his sixth hot dog, you might say to your friend, “Well! Apparently somebody was hungry!” While apparently can mean “plainly” — like, duh — it can also mean “seemingly,” which is almost “evidently” or “obviously,” but not quite.

Is synonym the same or opposite?

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same, but have different meanings.

How do you use the word apparently?

You use apparently to indicate that the information you are giving is something that you have heard, but you are not certain that it is true. Oil prices fell this week, apparently because of over-production. You use apparently to refer to something that seems to be true, although you are not sure whether it is or not.

What’s another word for it’s?

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What is the other name for beautiful?

1’a beautiful young woman’ SYNONYMS. attractive, pretty, handsome, good-looking, nice-looking, pleasing, alluring, prepossessing, as pretty as a picture. lovely, charming, delightful, appealing, engaging, winsome. ravishing, gorgeous, heavenly, stunning, arresting, glamorous, irresistible, bewitching, beguiling.

What is a putative?

1 : commonly accepted or supposed. 2 : assumed to exist or to have existed.

What is the meaning of professed?

transitive verb. 1 : to receive formally into a religious community following a novitiate by acceptance of the required vows. 2a : to declare or admit openly or freely : affirm. b : to declare in words or appearances only : pretend, claim.

What does purported will mean?

Purported will . ‘ means an instru- ment purporting to be a decedent’s last will and testament and any codicil to it that has not been admitted to probate.

What’s another word for allegedly?

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What is the difference between Reportedly and purportedly?

As adverbs the difference between purportedly and reportedly is that purportedly is supposedly, putatively or reputedly while reportedly is according to reports or rumors; supposedly.

What is the opposite of allegedly?

Adverb. Opposite of as far as one knows or can see. dubiously. improbably. questionably.

Is the word apparently rude?

Apparently, this is strictly prohibited, because it is always “offensive and rude.” I hate to be rude, but no it isn’t. It depends on who is sending it to whom and what relationship they have.