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supposed

adjective

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supposed

verb
past tense of suppose

Synonyms & Antonyms of supposed (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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?

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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

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The first known use of supposed was in the 15th century

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“Supposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supposed. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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