verb (used with object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), sup·posed, sup·pos·ing.
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The so-called smart mask, partially unveiled on Thursday, is packed with hospital-grade HEPA filters and battery-powered fans that are supposed to make breathing easier by drawing in air.LG unveils a new high-tech ‘smart mask.’ But does it protect against COVID?|dzanemorris|August 28, 2020|Fortune
When implanted into a brain, these threads would form a high-capacity channel for a computer to communicate with the brain, a system supposed to be much more powerful than the existing brain-machine interfaces being researched.Elon Musk is one step closer to connecting a computer to your brain|Rebecca Heilweil|August 28, 2020|Vox
I suppose the advice that I would offer is to not sit around and wait for something to happen – make it happen.Pepco employee talks diversity, inclusion, and COVID|Staff reports|August 28, 2020|Washington Blade
It is this expanded version of the program, which was initially supposed to last one year, that is being extended.‘We will do this together’: Germany will continue subsidizing workers’ wages through the end of 2021|David Meyer|August 26, 2020|Fortune
In the second case, Purdue University biologist Danny Haelewaters was supposed to be on six-nation field trip from Panama to eastern Russia.How two new fungus species got named after the COVID-19 pandemic|Susan Milius|August 17, 2020|Science News
Suppose my hotel “conscientiously objects” to hosting a gay couple.Do LGBTs Owe Christians an Olive Branch? Try The Other Way Around|Jay Michaelson|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“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.
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
I suppose he is sick of the sound of them, or perhaps it is because he feels obliged to be conscientious in teaching Beethoven!
"I suppose the man Alessandro has something he calls a home," said the Senora, regaining herself a little.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
But I suppose, as he is my nearest relative, it is but natural he should be anxious about my health.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
I suppose he thought he would live again in him, for he always says, "Never did such talent come under my hands."
British Dictionary definitions for suppose
verb (tr; may take a clause as object)
Derived forms of supposesupposable, adjectivesupposer, noun
Word Origin for suppose
Idioms and Phrases with suppose
see I suppose so.