Associations to the word «Suppose»


SUPPOSE, verb. (transitive) To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.
SUPPOSE, verb. (transitive) To theorize or hypothesize.
SUPPOSE, verb. To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.
SUPPOSE, verb. To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature.
SUPPOSE, verb. To put by fraud in the place of another.

Dictionary definition

SUPPOSE, verb. Express a supposition; "Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?".
SUPPOSE, verb. Expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up".
SUPPOSE, verb. To believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps".
SUPPOSE, verb. Take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand; "I presuppose that you have done your work".
SUPPOSE, verb. Require as a necessary antecedent or precondition; "This step presupposes two prior ones".

Wise words

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Francis Bacon