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Synonyms for supposed
səˈpoʊzd, -ˈpoʊ zɪdsup·posed

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  1. supposed(p)adjective

    required or under orders

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

    Antonyms:
    empirical, empiric, unquestionable, likely, unobligated, probable

  2. supposed(a)adjective

    mistakenly believed

    "the supposed existence of ghosts"

    Antonyms:
    unquestionable, empirical, likely, empiric, probable, unobligated

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

    doubtful or suspect

    "these so-called experts are no help"

    Antonyms:
    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    probable, likely, empirical, unobligated, empiric, unquestionable

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  1. supposedadjective

    Synonyms:
    assumed, presumed, putative

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "supposed":

    alleged, presumed, assumed, so-called, purported

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#4689supposed
#5373assumed
#6019theoretical
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#7915fabulous
#9438hypothetical
#13230unreal
#14325conceived
#15937imaginary
#17711presumed
#19590visionary
#27219fictitious
#30218untrue
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#44241fanciful
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#77722feigned
#117889conjectural
#228299mantic
#266660divinatory

How to use supposed in a sentence?

  1. Donald Trump:

    I pay as little as possible, i fight like hell to pay as little as possible, for two reasons. Number one, I'm a businessman, and that's the way you're supposed to do it, and you put the money back into your company and employees and all of that.

  2. Daisy Acevedo:

    The police department is supposed to take an oath to protect and serve, not just us -- the youth.

  3. Tom Stoppard:

    We do on stage things that are supposed to happen off. Which is a kind of integrity, if you look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.

  4. Gerald Mukisa:

    Those houses are not supposed to be there.

  5. Donovan Mitchell:

    We were able to stay locked in and everybody stepped up and did what they’re supposed to do, that’s what championship teams do and that’s what our goal is — win a championship.


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