Rolesets - purport


purport.01 - claim, pretend

PURPORT-V NOTES: Frames file for 'purport' based on sentences in financial subcorpus. No Verbnet entry, comparison with 'claim'. It's a real pity this verb isn't used more often. (from purport.01-v predicate notes)


purport (v.)


ARG0-PAG: claimer
ARG1-PPT: thing claimed

they all look like this

The new letterARG0
to do thisARG1
saying that in addition to $ 7 a share in cash , StatesWest would offer one share of new 6 % convertible preferred stock of StatesWest it values at $ 3 a shareARGM-ADV