- 1to think that something is likely to be true
- 2to expect or require something
Using suppose: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "suppose" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
I suppose you're right.
I suppose we'll have to go without her.
Suppose we leave early?
Suppose it rains?
suppose Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with suppose
used to introduce a suggestion or idea for someone to consider
Suppose you don't get the job. What will you do then?
A: It's getting late. B: I suppose so. We should head home.
A: Do you want to come with us? B: I suppose not. I have other plans.
Origins of suppose
from Old French 'supposer', meaning 'to assume'
Summary: suppose in Brief
The verb 'suppose' [səˈpəʊz] means to think something is likely true or to expect or require something. It can be used in phrases like 'suppose (that)' to introduce an idea or suggestion, and 'suppose so' to express agreement, or 'suppose not' to express disagreement. Synonyms include 'assume,' 'presume,' and 'believe.'