Definitions for suppose

Definitions for (verb) suppose

Main entry: think, suppose, opine, reckon, imagine, guess

Definition: expect, believe, or suppose

Usage: I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel; I thought to find her in a bad state; he didn't think to find her in the kitchen; I guess she is angry at me for standing her up

Main entry: theorise, theorize, suppose, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, conjecture

Definition: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

Usage: Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

Main entry: presuppose, suppose

Definition: require as a necessary antecedent or precondition

Usage: This step presupposes two prior ones

Main entry: suppose, presuppose

Definition: take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand

Usage: I presuppose that you have done your work

Main entry: say, suppose

Definition: express a supposition

Usage: Let us say that he did not tell the truth; Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?

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