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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.
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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