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Definition of Suppose


  1. To represent to one's self, or state to another, not as true or real, but as if so, and with a view to some consequence or application which the reality would involve or admit of; to imagine or admit to exist, for the sake of argument or illustration; to assume to be true; as, let us suppose the earth to be the center of the system, what would be the result?
  2. To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.
  3. To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature; as, purpose supposes foresight.
  4. To put by fraud in the place of another.
  5. To make supposition; to think; to be of opinion.
  6. Supposition.

Suppose Quotations

Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself.
Mark Twain

I am a huge believer in giving back and helping out in the community and the world. Think globally, act locally I suppose. I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
Steve Nash

But suppose God is black? What if we go to Heaven and we, all our lives, have treated the Negro as an inferior, and God is there, and we look up and He is not white? What then is our response?
Robert Kennedy

The question is, are we happy to suppose that our grandchildren may never be able to see an elephant except in a picture book?
David Attenborough

I suppose whenever you go through periods of transition, or in a way, it's a very definite closing of a certain chapter of your life - I suppose those times are always going to be both very upsetting and also very exciting by the very nature because things are changing and you don't know what's going to happen.
Daniel Radcliffe
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Suppose Translations

suppose in Danish is antage
suppose in Dutch is menen, vermoeden, stellen
suppose in Finnish is olettaa
suppose in French is supposons, supposez, supposent, supposer
suppose in German is vorraussetzen, vermuten
suppose in Latin is reor, volo, sentio
suppose in Portuguese is suponha
suppose in Spanish is suponer, presumir
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