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Definitions for supposed
səˈpoʊzd, -ˈpoʊ zɪdsup·posed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supposed(p)adjective

    required or under orders

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

  2. supposed(a)adjective

    mistakenly believed

    "the supposed existence of ghosts"

  3. alleged(a), so-called, supposedadjective

    doubtful or suspect

    "these so-called experts are no help"

  4. conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititiousadjective

    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. supposedadjective

    Presumed to be true, but without proof

    Jesus is the supposed son of God.

  2. supposedadjective

    Generally considered or expected.

    The movie is supposed to be good.

  3. supposedadjective

    Having an obligation.

  4. supposedadjective

    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

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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. Chris Cuomo:

    Now too many see the protests as the problem. No, the problem is what forced your fellow citizens to take to the streets: persistent, poisonousinequities and injustice, and please, show me where it says protesters are supposed to be polite and peaceful. Because I can show you that outraged citizens are what made the country what she is and led to any major milestone. To be honest, this is not a tranquil time.

  2. The Times:

    A true Sikh is supposed to stand out, so he can defend those who can not defend themselves, i see that very much in line with the Army values.

  3. Aurora Anaya-Cerda:

    Marigold flowers are used for Day of the Dead because of their pungent smell. It's supposed to attract the spirits back on this one day they are allowed to return to visit family and friend.

  4. Heather Barr:

    Everyone from the The Taliban leadership has zero credibility on this issue, they have made representations about their supposed respect for women and girls.

  5. Jeff Melvoin:

    Is love supposed to last throughout all time, or is it like trains changing at random stops. If I loved her, how could I leave her If I felt that way then, how come I don't feel anything now

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