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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

How to pronounce supposed?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    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. Bernie Sanders:

    It probably costs more to eat here, what are you supposed to feed your kids? Potato chips?

  2. Erika Chavolla:

    You know, it gets crazy, just people think ‘cause you’re working, you’re supposed to … you know, I held it up … she was talking a lot of smack for a long time.

  3. Cynthia Nixon:

    ICE has strayed so far away from its mission. It is supposed to be here to keep Americans safe, but what has turned into, frankly, is a terrorist organization of its own that is terrorizing people who are coming into this country.

  4. Charles Kelly Barrow:

    They want to remove our flags, the names on our streets, our monuments, we're in a country that's supposed to be tolerant, and suddenly they're targeting our culture.

  5. Dwyane Wade:

    Earlier in the season, we let some games like this slip away, we need to take care of business. This is the time of year where you have to win games that you are supposed to win.

Images & Illustrations of supposed

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