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Synonyms for supposed
səˈpoʊzd, -ˈpoʊ zɪdsup·posed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supposed(p)adjective

    required or under orders

    "I'm supposed to be there at ten"; "he was supposed to go to the store"

    empirical, empiric, unquestionable, likely, unobligated, probable

  2. supposed(a)adjective

    mistakenly believed

    "the supposed existence of ghosts"

    unquestionable, empirical, likely, empiric, probable, unobligated

  3. alleged(a), so-called, supposedadjective

    doubtful or suspect

    "these so-called experts are no help"

    unobligated, unquestionable, likely, empirical, empiric, probable

  4. conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititiousadjective

    based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence

    "theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"; "the supposed reason for his absence"; "suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"; "hypothetical situation"

    hypothetic, so-called, supposititious, conjectural, sibylline, supposed(a), divinatory, suppositional, mantic, supposed(p), hypothetical, sibyllic, vatical, suppositious, vatic, alleged(a)

    probable, likely, empirical, unobligated, empiric, unquestionable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. supposedadjective

    assumed, presumed, putative

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "supposed":

    alleged, presumed, assumed, so-called, purported

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How to use supposed in a sentence?

  1. Actress Gianna Simone:

    We planned a portfolio and I got it done, i got rejected all over the place… I was booking work on my own at this point. I just felt this is what I was supposed to be doing in my life. I felt so much passion for it. And by the grace of God, I got my own apartment and was providing for myself.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    He asked me to support that bill and I said, 'yeah of course, this is what senators are supposed to do, forge consensus' ... and I supported that even though my ideas were different, marco cut and run, plain and simple, for whatever reason -- may be legitimate reasons but he cut and run.

  3. Ibrahim Mahmoud:

    There is no mayor and no local council. People are losing billions of dinars in lost business and property every year, they don't know who to turn to, how long are we supposed to wait?

  4. Kyle Rittenhouse:

    It was frustrating because I knew it was all lies. And I was like there is none of that. I’m not a White supremacist or a racist, what the media is saying. And there's nothing to show that and it's just disappointing. I'm like they're supposed to report the truth and the facts, yet, they're out here lying.

  5. Tim Kaine:

    It's intense, but I'm calm. Things work out the way they are supposed to.

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