# suppose

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**suppose**— 01. I m not sure what I will do after I graduate, but I [suppose] I will have to find a job. 02. Where were you this morning? You were [supposed] to be here by 8:00. 03. If you break a mirror, you will [supposedly] have 7 years of bad luck. 04.… …22

**suppose**— supposable, adj. supposably, adv. supposer, n. /seuh pohz /, v., supposed, supposing. v.t. 1. to assume (something), as for the sake of argument or as part of a proposition or theory: Suppose the distance to be one mile. 2. to cons …23

**suppose**— sup•pose [[t]səˈpoʊz[/t]] v. posed, pos•ing 1) to assume (something), as for the sake of argument: Suppose you won a million dollars in the lottery[/ex] 2) to consider (something) as a possibility or plan: Suppose we wait until tomorrow[/ex] 3)… …24

**suppose**— verb (supposed; supposing) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French supposer, from Medieval Latin supponere (perfect indicative supposui), from Latin, to put under, substitute, from sub + ponere to put more at position Date: 14th century… …25

**suppose**— [c]/səˈpoʊz / (say suh pohz) verb (supposed, supposing) –verb (t) 1. to assume (something), without reference to its being true or false, for the sake of argument or for the purpose of tracing the consequences: suppose the distance to be one… …26

**suppose**— verb /səˈpəʊz,səˈpoʊz/ a) To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe. Suppose that A implies B and B implies C. Then A implies C. b) To theorize or hypothesize …27

**suppose**— v. 1) (L) we suppose that the situation will improve 2) (formal) (M) we supposed him to be guilty * * * [sə pəʊz] (L) we suppose that the situation will improve (formal) (M) we supposed him to be guilty …28

**suppose**— verb 1) I suppose he s used to this Syn: assume, presume, expect, dare say, take it (as read); believe, think, fancy, suspect, sense, trust; guess, surmise, reckon, conjecture, deduce, infer …29

**suppose**— verb 1) I suppose he s used to it Syn: assume, presume, expect, dare say, take it, guess 2) suppose you had a spacecraft Syn: imagine, assume, (let s) say, hypothesize, theorize …30

**suppose**— See imagine. See imagine, suppose …