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Definitions for supposed
səˈpoʊzd, -ˈpoʊ zɪdsup·posed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supposed(p)(adj)

    required or under orders

    "I'm supposed to be there at ten"; "he was supposed to go to the store"

  2. supposed(a)(adj)

    mistakenly believed

    "the supposed existence of ghosts"

  3. alleged(a), so-called, supposed(adj)

    doubtful or suspect

    "these so-called experts are no help"

  4. conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious(adj)

    based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

    "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"

Wiktionary

  1. supposed(Adjective)

    Presumed to be true, but without proof

    Jesus is the supposed son of God.

  2. supposed(Adjective)

    Generally considered or expected.

    The movie is supposed to be good.

  3. supposed(Adjective)

    Having an obligation.

  4. supposed(Adjective)

    Intended.

    The phone is supposed to save us time.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Supposed

    of Suppose

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supposed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2448

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supposed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #634

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'supposed' in Adjectives Frequency: #255

How to pronounce supposed?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of supposed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of supposed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of supposed in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    What they did was not appropriate, they are supposed to be buying farm products. Let's see whether or not they do.

  2. Vice President Biden:

    Now, I know Im not supposed to say it that bluntly, but theyre the facts, theyre the facts. And so everything else we do is in between here. Everything else we do is at the margins. And the reason why I add that parenthetically, why I believe the fence is needed does not have anything to do with immigration as much as drugs.

  3. Obert Gutu:

    He has seen better days. I think it is now clear that he is no longer fit for purpose. In fact if Zimbabwe was a democracy, Parliament was supposed to go and invoke Section 96 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe, he should actually be impeached. He is now clearly unable to discharge his duties as head of state.

  4. Lil Nas:

    It's not like I was being forced. It's just like knowing growing up, I'm growing up to hate this s ***. I'm not supposed --.

  5. Ben Duke:

    Everybody is calling me a hero, but I can’t imagine the other outcome, i just did what you are supposed to do in this situation.

Images & Illustrations of supposed

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