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 supposably
So far as I could make out, he was supposably not visible to any excepting two persons—the one he came for and Appelles.The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
A wind might supposably have blown her away, but one knew it would not, because she was firm and steady on her small feet.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett
But they are supposably ideal phrases of susceptibility, which may be explained in more ways than one.The Philosophy of Natural Theology|William Jackson
But the extreme poles of her affection are supposably represented by Phaon and Anactoria.
The spider and the fly was nothing to the arrangements they had made to receive their supposably unsuspicious guests.Frontier Boys on the Coast|Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
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.
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