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Verb: suppose  su'powz
  1. Express a supposition
    - say
     
  2. Expect to be true; believe
    - think, opine, imagine, reckon, guess, daresay, dare say
     
  3. To believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
    "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps";
    - speculate, theorize, theorise [Brit], conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise [Brit], hypothecate
     
  4. Take for granted or as a given; expect beforehand
    "I suppose that you have done your work";
    - presuppose
     
  5. (logic) require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
    - presuppose

Derived forms: supposing, supposes, supposed

Type of: anticipate, assume, expect, imply, muse, presume, speculate, take for granted

Encyclopedia: Suppose