Definition of suppose
- suppose a fire broke out
- suppose you bring the salad
- they supposed they were early
- seems reasonable to suppose that he would profit
Suppose a fire broke out. How would we escape?
Just suppose for a moment that you agreed with me.
Supposing he refuses to help, what do we do then?
The renovations will cost much more than we originally supposed.
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take for granted;
: to think of (something) as happening or being true in order to imagine what might happen
: to believe (something) to be true
: to believe (something) to be possible
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