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 of suppose calculate, call, conjecture, figure, gauge (also gage), guess, judge, make, place, put, reckon, estimateWords Related to suppose conclude, deduce, extrapolate, gather, infer, reason, understandNear Antonyms of suppose 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 of suppose assume, conjecture, daresay, imagine, presume, speculate, guess, surmise, suspect, suspicion [chiefly dialect]Words Related to suppose conclude, deduce, gather, infer; hypothecate, hypothesize, theorize; believe, conceive, expect, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], take, thinkNear Antonyms of suppose 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 of suppose allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], conceive, consider, deem, esteem, feel, figure, guess, hold, imagine, judge, reckon [chiefly dialect], believe, thinkWords Related to suppose regard, view; accept, perceive; depend, rely, trust; assume, presume, presuppose, surmise; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms of suppose 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 of suppose hypothecate, hypothesize, postulate, premise, presume, presuppose, say, assumeWords Related to suppose 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 of suppose 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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