What does supposed mean?

Definitions for supposed
səˈpoʊzd, -ˈpoʊ zɪdsup·posed

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word supposed.

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
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    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say supposed in sign language?

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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. Patillo Beals:

    After 78 years of life, in all these years of fighting the same battle, what am I doing ? Isn't it supposed to be better than this ?

  2. Kevin Skunes:

    Offering RIN credits, which are supposed to be derived from a domestic renewable fuel use, for ethanol exports would threaten trade markets and impact corn farmers' economic livelihoods.

  3. Elmer Huerta:

    You're supposed to avoid human contact in a society where one can't stay at home.

  4. Toshifumi Suzuki:

    It is my lack of virtue and I am unbearably ashamed, i was supposed to attend an analyst meeting tomorrow. But I cannot go there and explain this year's prospects anymore after I decided to quite.

  5. Kimberlee Robinson:

    I was taking it slow but apparently not slow enough and after I went to that corner I started slipping and did everything I thought I was supposed to, i tapped on the brakes, tried to steer into the skid but we started to slide off.

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