What does Suppose mean?

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səˈpoʊzSup·pose

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. suppose, say(verb)

    express a supposition

    "Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"

  2. think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess(verb)

    expect, believe, or suppose

    "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

  3. speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose(verb)

    to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

    "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"

  4. presuppose, suppose(verb)

    take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand

    "I presuppose that you have done your work"

  5. presuppose, suppose(verb)

    require as a necessary antecedent or precondition

    "This step presupposes two prior ones"

Wiktionary

  1. suppose(Verb)

    To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.

    Suppose that A implies B and B implies C. Then A implies C.

    Etymology: supposer; prefix sub- under + poser to place; - corresponding in meaning to supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See pose.

  2. suppose(Verb)

    To theorize or hypothesize.

    I suppose we all agree that this is the best solution.

    Etymology: supposer; prefix sub- under + poser to place; - corresponding in meaning to supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See pose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suppose(verb)

    to represent to one's self, or state to another, not as true or real, but as if so, and with a view to some consequence or application which the reality would involve or admit of; to imagine or admit to exist, for the sake of argument or illustration; to assume to be true; as, let us suppose the earth to be the center of the system, what would be the result?

  2. Suppose(verb)

    to imagine; to believe; to receive as true

  3. Suppose(verb)

    to require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature; as, purpose supposes foresight

  4. Suppose(verb)

    to put by fraud in the place of another

  5. Suppose(verb)

    to make supposition; to think; to be of opinion

  6. Suppose(noun)

    supposition

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Suppose

    sup-pōz′, v.t. to lay down, assume, or state as true: to imagine.—adj. Suppō′sable, that may be supposed.—n. Suppō′sal (Shak.), supposition.—adj. Suppōsed′ (Shak.), counterfeit.—adv. Suppō′sedly, according to supposition.—ns. Suppō′ser; Supposi′tion, act of supposing: that which is supposed: assumption: presumption, opinion.—adj. Supposi′tional, implying supposition.—adv. Supposi′tionally.—adjs. Supposi′tionary, hypothetical; Suppos′itive, implying, expressing, or including a supposition.—adv. Suppos′itively.—ns. Suppos′itory (med.), a pill of any solid medicine in the form of a cone or cylinder intended for introduction into the rectum or other canal; Suppos′itum, that which is supposed; Suppō′sūre, supposition. [Fr. supposer—L. supponĕre, -positumsub, under, ponĕre, to place.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suppose' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1238

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suppose' in Written Corpus Frequency: #343

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Suppose' in Verbs Frequency: #186

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How to say Suppose in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Suppose in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Suppose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Suppose in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Matthias Mueller:

    No, I cannot suppose they are too hard but they are investigating very strongly. That's ok, also from our point of view.

  2. The Democratic strategist:

    The Democratic strategist then pivoted to Bidens remarks at the Poor Peoples Campaign summit, whose audience is predominately people of color. The Democratic nomination will be chosen by people of color, too many of these candidates are running for the pain-in-the-neck over-educated over-caffeinated white liberals on Twitter. I suppose Im one of them. But the real people who will pick the nominee of my party will be people of color.

  3. Noel Gallagher:

    The style of this record is different from the style of the previous record because I'm producing it this time and I've got a more eclectic feel, I suppose.

  4. Jerry Tormey:

    If you scramble, you could get it done, I suppose, but to pull that off you really have a challenge, i think there would be a lot of people who would stand by their commitment and stay with Hillary. It would be a challenge for Joe.

  5. Mark Twain:

    Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of congress but I repeat myself.

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