required or under orders
"I'm supposed to be there at ten"; "he was supposed to go to the store"
"the supposed existence of ghosts"
alleged(a), so-called, supposed(adj)
doubtful or suspect
"these so-called experts are no help"
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"
Presumed to be true, but without proof
Jesus is the supposed son of God.
Generally considered or expected.
The movie is supposed to be good.
Having an obligation.
The phone is supposed to save us time.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'supposed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2448
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'supposed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #634
Rank popularity for the word 'supposed' in Adjectives Frequency: #255
The numerical value of supposed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of supposed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Examples of supposed in a Sentence
There is a lot of cognitive frustration. Why isn't our government doing more ? Why haven't they been testing ? And how am I supposed to take care of my children properly, knowing that the people who are supposed to be taking care of the country properly aren't doing their job ?
That's not really the job of the intelligence agency, that's why they're called the intelligence agency, and why we call the Armed Forces, obviously, the people that are supposed to be carrying out military operations.
On the whole, people are trying to bear witness to the fact that God has broken into their lives, that God still acts in the present world, it's not supposed to be a story about yourself. It's supposed to be about God.
Ten years ago, in order to be able to spread news, you were supposed to have a major in journalism, have a press card, and be called a journalist. Otherwise, you couldn`t. Now, to spread the news, all you need is a social media account.
Our Western buyers panicked after the killing of the two foreigners within five days. Some buyers cancelled their visits during this peak time when they are supposed to place more orders.
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