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 suppose
“I suppose she'll want a fortune as well,” he says, looking at me as if I were Liv Ullmann's agent.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But let's suppose for a second that these emails had been released to the press.
I suppose if you get obsessed with the notion of being a writer more than the writing itself, that would be bad.
Now consider a different question: suppose Al Gore had stayed in the race.
I so loved the fierce bodily contact of football that I suppose my enthusiasm made up somewhat for my lack of size.How His West Point Football Experience Inspired Eisenhower|Nicolaus Mills|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Great Man is, I suppose, among the most difficult themes to treat convincingly in fiction.
A real ghost could have done that, I suppose, but so could any person in reasonable physical shape who knew the terrain.The Blue Ghost Mystery|Harold Leland Goodwin
And you are very intimate, I suppose, as she called you by your Christian name?
Let us smile at the heavy seriousness of those who suppose that this man meant everything he said.Philosophy and The Social Problem|Will Durant
And now, Mr. Jason, your device being accomplished, I suppose I may bid you good-night?Sport Royal|Anthony Hope
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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