verb (used with object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing.
Origin of suppose
Examples from the Web for supposably
Historical Examples of supposably
But they are supposably ideal phrases of susceptibility, which may be explained in more ways than one.The Philosophy of Natural Theology
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)
The girl Nanda, supposably a helpless spectator, takes control of the situation and works it out for her elders.The Craft of Fiction
At this time Mme. du Deffand had supposably reformed her conduct, if not her belief.The Women of the French Salons
Amelia Gere Mason
But the extreme poles of her affection are supposably represented by Phaon and Anactoria.
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.