Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. supposer,; pref. sub-, under + poser, to place; -- corresponding in meaning to L. supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See Pose
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. supposer—L. supponĕre, -positum—sub, under, ponĕre, to place.
In literature:
Adelaide was a child then, I suppose.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
What do you suppose Madame de Chevreuse will have done with those letters, for you refused them, I suppose?
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
Animal magnetism, I suppose.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
They are a people mentioned by Solinus and Isidorus, and by them are supposed to have had the teeth of dogs.
"A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.)" by Jacob Bryant
I suppose Ballymoy isn't much changed.
"The Simpkins Plot" by George A. Birmingham
I suppose it must seem strange to you that I should like writing letters: and indeed I don't know that I do like it in general.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in two volumes, Vol. 1" by Edward FitzGerald
That's why she's coming over, I suppose.
"Jill the Reckless" by P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse
I do not suppose, or wish, that you should make over to me all these Drawings, which I suppose are the originals from which the Wood was cut.
"Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes Vol. II" by Edward FitzGerald
Suppose they lost their way in New York?
"Left End Edwards" by Ralph Henry Barbour
I'm confusing it with something else, I suppose.
"Tristram of Blent" by Anthony Hope
He reformed it, as he supposed, and sent it again to me to revise.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
You don't suppose you're the only Smith in the world, do you?
"My Friend Smith" by Talbot Baines Reed
Suppose they should not come!
"Cloudy Jewel" by Grace Livingston Hill
I suppose I sha'n't see you in the morning; so it's good-bye as well as good-night.
"The Quality of Mercy" by W. D. Howells
Well, I can refuse it, I suppose.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
But I suppose she thinks a duchess is a duchess.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
But let us suppose that a really great crime should be reported, and for some reason you should suspect me.
"An Artist in Crime" by Rodrigues Ottolengui
I suppose we all catch the disease at some time or other.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
Do you suppose these houses, for such they may certainly be called; do you suppose these houses to be the handiwork of men?
"Hair-Breadth Escapes" by H.C. Adams
Do not suppose, dear, that I am disappointed.
"Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope
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In poetry:
But say, should heaven bring no relief;
Suppose our sun should never rise;
Why, then, what's due to such a grief
We've paid already with our eyes.
"Songs Set To Music: 4. Set" by Matthew Prior
Suppose she should refuse her hand?
Such thoughts will come, I know not why;
Shall I, without a wife or land,
Want an old horse? then wherefore buy?
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
They are crying a new rose for Eden,
A rose of green glass. I suppose
The only thing wrong with their rose is
The fact that it isn't a rose.
Who'll buy?
"Fashions" by Alfred Noyes
There liv'd an Old Woman at Lynn,
Whose Nose very near touch'd her chin,
You may easy suppose,
She had plenty of Beaux;
This charming Old Woman of Lynn.
"Limericks: The History of Sixteen Wonderful Old Women" by Anonymous British
When I spoke to you I suppose I spoke.
To you when I spoke I spoke I suppose.
I spoke I suppose when I spoke to you.
I suppose I spoke to you when I spoke.
"Dum" by Ozdemir Asaf
Prince, I warn you, under the rose,
Time is the thief you cannot banish.
These are my daughters, I suppose.
But where in the world did the children vanish?
"Sunday Poetry: Ballade of Lost Objects" by Phyllis McGinley
In news:
Supposed to go to a Tea in his honor, yes.
Jesse Bernhardt 's football career at Lake Brantley High in Florida was supposed to have ended midway through his senior year in 2008.
Keep that in mind as you read the following article supposedly written by an analytical White bigot .
Spokespeople are supposed to help candidates out of tight spots.
I would like to make three points about their theme and the supposed answer they wish you to use.
A teenager's 16th birthday is supposed to be a sweet celebration.
One card is supposed to work on buses, ferries and trains.
Erie Boulevard in Schenectady is supposed to be completely re-done between State Street and I-890.
I suppose you'd argue with that, but what would you say.
I know that, as a feminist, I am not supposed to like Caitlin Flanagan because she has made gender essentialism fashionable again.
The supposed palace of King David has been uncovered in Jerusalem, but other scholars are saying the find is being used as a political tool.
Democracy isn't supposed to be easy.
And even though it was supposed to be an annual contest, White says his hotel is the only one ever bestowed with the title.
Supposedly a little bit of oil doesn't matter, except when it does.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Weather scientists are dissecting a western Pacific Ocean typhoon that drove home the warning "never say never" by occurring where such storms aren't supposed to happen.
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In science:
Suppose we adopt general diagonal coordinates, and suppose that {ζ (r), B (r), R(r)} represents a perfect ﬂuid sphere.
Buchdahl-like transformations for perfect fluid spheres
Arguing by contradiction suppose Y2 is not a component domain of this latter path, or if it is, suppose Y2 ≺t Y1 .
Coarse and synthetic Weil-Petersson geometry: quasi-flats, geodesics, and relative hyperbolicity
Suppose that for some τ ∈ (0, T ) inf 0≤t≤T |x(t) − a|2 = |x(τ ) − a|2 , and, moreover, suppose that τ is the only point where the inﬁmum is attained.
Integral curves of noisy vector fields and statistical problems in diffusion tensor imaging: nonparametric kernel estimation and hypotheses testing
It suﬃces to show that P is a Sylow ◦ (P ), or in other words we may suppose that H normalizes P . U0,r -subgroup of NH In this case, replacing H by H/P , we may suppose that P = 1.
Minimal connected simple groups of finite Morley rank with strongly embedded subgroups
Given N , n, k ≥ 1, let A ∈ eSn have an S (N )-approximant S ⊂ Kn × Kk + , and suppose Y is an (n − 1)dimensional afﬁne subset of Kn ; suppose further that ˚A ∩ Y =
Definably complete and Baire structures and Pfaffian closure
Suppose that C satisﬁes the Universal Coeﬃcient Theorem and suppose that ϕ1 , ϕ2 : C → A are two unital monomorphisms.
Asymptotically Unitary Equivalence and Classification of Simple Amenable C*-algebras
Suppose X/K is an absolutely simple abelian variety over a number ﬁeld, and suppose p ∈ M(X/K ).
Split reductions of simple abelian varieties
Suppose G ⊂ Qp is a garland for 0, λ, µ, ρ, and suppose e ∈ N≥1 .
Trees of definable sets over the p-adics
Let us suppose we describe (supposing we could observe the entire Universe) a time evolution of the metric, i.e. a one-parameter family g(t).
Gauge Theory in Riem(M)
Suppose now that g is of type F4 and suppose that S contains the highest short root.
Ideals in Parabolic Subalgebras of Simple Lie Algebras
Suppose that f is such that the mapping x 7→ f (x2 ) is convex and Lipschitz, and suppose that |Xi,j | ≤ 1 for each i and j .
Concentration of the spectral measure of large Wishart matrices with dependent entries
Suppose that X is a path-connected proper right G-space and suppose that I : X ⊗ M −→ X is a G-equivariant continuous map.
Combinatorial models of expanding dynamical systems
CR-structures and Courant Algebroids Suppose M is a smooth manifold, let H ⊂ T M be a subbundle and suppose J ∈ Γ(Hom(H, H )) is such that J 2 = −id.
AV-Courant algebroids and generalized CR structures
We may suppose that fi ≤ βi on π
Functions continuous on curves in o-minimal structures
We may suppose that f is monotonic by restricting its domain, and actually suppose that its domain is a ﬁnite interval after applying a deﬁnable homeomorphism from (0, 1) to N .
Functions continuous on curves in o-minimal structures
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