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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