What does supposed mean?

Definitions for supposed
səˈpoʊzd, -ˈpoʊ zɪdsup·posed

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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?

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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. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    There will come a time that many of us will be forced to say ‘thank you’ to the robot(s) after performing a great task that was supposed to be carried by a human being.

  2. Nathan Phillips:

    I heard them saying 'build that wall, build that wall'. These are indigenous lands, we're not supposed to have walls, i wish I could see that energy of that young mass of young men, put that energy into making this country, really, really great, helping those that are hungry.

  3. Mike Pompeo:

    I went to the president and made clear to him that Inspector General Linick wasn't performing a function in a way that we had tried to get him to, that was additive for the State Department, very consistent with what the statute says he's supposed to be doing.

  4. Justin Spitzer:

    I have a pilot right now that was supposed to shoot and shut down right before( it started), all the pilots right now are being asked to write back-up episodes.

  5. Gary Buske:

    We're just supposed to contact all of our friends, push it, and then they're making calls and doing door knocking and compiling voter lists and precinct captains and all that, it's all a ground game right now. I'm excited about it. He's right where he wants to be, and he's spending money very carefully and very slowly and very wisely and building the ground game. It's just building.

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