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supposes

verb , present tense third-person singular of suppose

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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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allows [chiefly Southern & Midland], believes, conceives, considers, deems, esteems, feels, figures, guesses, holds, imagines, judges, reckons [chiefly dialect], thinks

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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
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