suppose


suppose

verb

Definition of SUPPOSE

1
to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement <if we suppose a minimum profit of $10,000 from the charity auction, we should be able to pay for the family's medical expenses>
2
to form an opinion from little or no evidence <what do you suppose he's going to do with the prize money he won?>
3
to have as an opinion <voters wrongly supposed that the new mayor would be opposed to letting hazardous waste be transported through the city>
Synonyms allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], suppose, think
4
to take as true or as a fact without actual proof <had always supposed that her father would bequeath the family farm to her>

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