- of the nature of or involving supposition; suppositional.
- supposititious or false.
- Grammar. expressing or noting supposition, as the words if, granting, or provided.
- Grammar. a suppositive word.
Origin of suppositive
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Related Words for suppositivealleged, apparent, conjectural, hypothetic, hypothetical, inferential, likely, presumptive, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious, asserted, presumed, purported
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Historical Examples of suppositive
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- of, involving, or arising out of supposition
- grammar denoting a conjunction introducing a clause expressing a supposition, as for example if, supposing, or provided that
- grammar a suppositive conjunction
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