verb (used with object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing.
- supportive psychotherapy,
- supportive therapy,
- supposed to,
Origin of suppose
Examples from the Web for supposable
There are conditions, however, in which fraud is not supposable.The Arena|Various
"The case is not supposable," said Laura, who could not be serious half an hour at a time.The Home at Greylock|Elizabeth Prentiss
Of these supposable miracles, the first that occurs is that which had for its subject Elymas the sorcerer.Not Paul, But Jesus|Jeremy Bentham
The knowledge of this is good, and the ignorance of it mischievous, under all supposable circumstances.
It is not supposable that a people living in promiscuity could have attained such a degree of advancement.Ancient Society|Lewis Henry Morgan
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Word Origin for suppose
early 14c., "to assume as the basis of argument," from Old French supposer "to assume," probably a replacement of *suppondre (influenced by Old French poser "put, place"), from Latin supponere "put or place under," from sub "under" + ponere "put, place" (see position). Meaning "to admit as possible, to believe to be true" is from 1520s.
see I suppose so.