Synonyms and Antonyms 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> Synonyms calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, reckon, estimateRelated Words conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms calibrate, measure, scale; compute, work out
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?> Synonyms assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, guess, surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect]Related Words conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], take, thinkNear Antonyms demonstrate, document, establish, prove, substantiate, validate; ascertain, determine, find out, learn
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], believe, thinkRelated Words regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, suspect; disbelieve, discredit, reject
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> Synonyms hypothecate, hypothesize, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, say, assumeRelated Words accept, believe, credit, swallow; conclude, deduce, gather, infer, judge, take; conjecture, figure, guess, reckon [chiefly dialect], surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect], think; conceive, dream, fancy, imagine, perceive, preconceive; speculate, theorize; affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow, claim, contend, declare, insist, maintain, professNear Antonyms challenge, controvert, disagree (with), disbelieve, discount, discredit, dispute, distrust, doubt, mistrust, question, wonder (about); deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, reject, repudiate; belie, confute, disprove, rebut, refute
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