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suppose

verb

1 suppose

Express a supposition.

synonym: say.

Dutch: aannemen, vermoeden, veronderstellen



2 suppose

Expect, believe, or suppose.

synonyms: guess, imagine, opine, reckon, think.

Dutch: veronderstellen

3 suppose

To believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds:
— Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps.

synonyms: conjecture, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, theorise, theorize.

Roget 514: suppose, conjecture, surmise, suspect, guess, divine; theorize; presume, presurmise, presuppose; assume, fancy, wis, take it; ... show more

Dutch: veronderstellen

4 suppose

Take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand:
— I presuppose that you have done your work.

synonym: presuppose.

Dutch: aannemen, toedenken, veronderstellen, vooronderstellen

5 suppose

Require as a necessary antecedent or precondition:
— This step presupposes two prior ones.

synonym: presuppose.

Dutch: aannemen, vooropstellen


Moby thesaurus: account, account as, adjudge, adjudicate, allegorize, allow, allude to, assume, be afraid, be judicious, believe, bring to mind, coin, conceit, conceive, conceptualize, conclude, concoct, conjecture, connote ... show more.

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