- supposed to,
Origin of supposition
Examples from the Web for supposition
Contamination must be proven with certainty not supposition.Italian Court Explains Why It Overturned Amanda Knox’s Acquittal|Barbie Latza Nadeau|June 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
History, too, has its dotted lines, where supposition fills up gaps for which we have no certain information.Terre Napoleon|Ernest Scott
The circumstances all seemed to confirm Melton's supposition.Guy in the Jungle|William Murray Graydon
He has his defence ready on the supposition that I will ask him about this Theodora.A Reconstructed Marriage|Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
early 15c., a term in logic, from Late Latin suppositionem (nominative suppositio) "assumption, hypothesis," noun of action from past participle stem of supponere (see suppose); influenced by Greek hypothesis.