Synonyms for suppose
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To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.
Suppose that A implies B and B implies C. Then A implies C.
To theorize or hypothesize.
I suppose we all agree that this is the best solution.
English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
To suppose is temporarily to assume a thing as true, either with the expectation of finding it so or for the purpose of ascertaining what would follow if it were so. To suppose is also to think a thing to be true while aware or conceding that the belief does not rest upon any sure ground, and may not accord with fact; or yet again, to suppose is to imply as true or involved as a necessary inference; as, design supposes the existence of a designer. To conjecture is to put together the nearest available materials for a provisional opinion, always with some expectation of finding the facts to be as conjectured. To imagine is to form a mental image of something as existing, tho its actual existence may be unknown, or even impossible. To think, in this application, is to hold as the result of thought what is admitted not to be matter of exact or certain knowledge; as, I do not know, but I think this to be the fact: a more conclusive statement than would be made by the use of conjecture or suppose. Compare DOUBT; HYPOTHESIS.
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Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 1 vote
express a supposition
"Let us say that he did not tell the truth"; "Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"
hypothecate, presuppose, guess, sound out, state, theorise, hypothesize, say, enunciate, speculate, reckon, aver, articulate, hypothesise, imagine, pronounce, enjoin, think, theorize, allege, read, opine, tell, order, enounce, conjecture
think, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guessverb
expect, believe, or suppose
"I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel"; "I thought to find her in a bad state"; "he didn't think to find her in the kitchen"; "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"
approximate, call back, cerebrate, bet, speak out, look, reckon, hypothesise, work out, mean, view, retrieve, figure, speculate, pretend, gauge, envisage, call up, infer, judge, see, say, guess, theorize, conjecture, depend, think, calculate, cypher, venture, intend, hypothesize, opine, recollect, speak up, hazard, imagine, compute, theorise, sound off, regard, animadvert, presuppose, recall, believe, count, hypothecate, ideate, estimate, consider, remember, cogitate, forecast, cipher, conceive, conceive of, count on
speculate, theorize, theorise, conjecture, hypothesize, hypothesise, hypothecate, supposeverb
to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
"Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
hypothecate, presuppose, guess, contemplate, think, theorise, conjecture, say, reflect, chew over, excogitate, reckon, imagine, hypothesise, mull over, think over, ponder, theorize, muse, ruminate, hypothesize, meditate, opine, mull, speculate, job
take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand
"I presuppose that you have done your work"
require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
"This step presupposes two prior ones"
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Now suppose someone brings a weapon or decided to do more foolishness, There will be announcements made and the stations made some disclaimers, but what if people don't listen to what they said and they entice violence.
Wouldn't it be nice if the United States of America could be a superpower in maintaining peace ? ... Suppose the United States was a super power in environmental policy. Suppose the United States was a superpower in treating people equally. See, that's the kind of superpower I'd like to have.
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we *can* suppose.
My own suspicion is that the universe is not only stranger than we suppose, but stranger than we can suppose.
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- sê, veronderstel, stel, neem aanAfrikaans
- اِفْتَرَضَ, يفترضArabic
- suposarCatalan, Valencian
- předpokládat, domnívat seCzech
- annehmen, vermutenGerman
- otaksua, olettaa, arvellaFinnish
- imaginer, supposerFrench
- saoil, smaoinichScottish Gaelic
- feltesz, feltételez, FeltételezemHungarian
- immaginare, supporreItalian
- 想定, 推測, 仮定Japanese
- stellen, veronderstellen, vermoeden, aannemenDutch
- forutsette, anta, formodeNorwegian
- przypuścić, przypuszczaćPolish
- предположить, предполагать, полагатьRussian
- pretpostaviti, verovatiSerbo-Croatian
- förutsätta, förmoda, antaSwedish
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