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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. Angela Stuesse:

    She was terrified, locked in a closet, ICE pounding on her door, asking what she was supposed to do, and I was also terrified. And that went on for hours.

  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. Charles Scott:

    What I have found is that ambitious people have the hardest time taking a friggin' vacation and just relaxing for a little bit. They are caught up, consumed by the goal itself, by the potential competitor who could take it away from you if you are too slow or lazy. They don’t honor recovery and the need to back off. But they absolutely honor the hard work, this, by the way, is our culture. Our corporate culture is all about being Superman. We are supposed to have no flaws and no weaknesses.

  4. Harry S Truman:

    All the president is, is a glorified public relations man who spends his time flattering, kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what they are supposed to do anyway.

  5. Leo Valdez:

    Gaea? Isn’t that Mother Nature? She’s supposed to have, like, flowers in her hair and birds singing around her and dear and rabbits doing her laundry.”

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