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KK Pronunciation

〔 sәˋpoz 〕


〔 sәˊpouz 〕

Overview of verb suppose

The verb suppose has 5 senses

  • suppose, say -- (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?")

  • think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess -- (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")

  • speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, suppose -- (to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps")

  • presuppose, suppose -- (take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand; "I presuppose that you have done your work")

  • presuppose, suppose -- (require as a necessary antecedent or precondition; "This step presupposes two prior ones")