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suppose - assume

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  • supposé — supposé, ée [ sypoze ] adj. • attesté XVIIe; de supposer 1 ♦ Admis comme hypothèse. Considéré comme probable. Le nombre supposé des victimes. L auteur supposé du vol. ⇒ présumé. Père supposé. ⇒ putatif. L auteur supposé d un livre. ⇒ prétendu. 2… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • supposé — supposé, ée (su pô zé, zée) part. passé de supposer. 1°   Posé pour hypothèse. Ce fait supposé vrai.    Cela supposé, dans cette supposition.    Supposé (invariable), en supposant. •   Je montre aux premiers que, supposé l exemple des saints,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Suppose — Sup*pose , n. Supposition. [Obs.] Shak. A base suppose that he is honest. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • suppose — suppose, supposing Both words are used as quasi conjunctions to introduce an assumption or hypothesis: • Suppose the guards were more alert, security measures more effective R. Ludlum, 1978 • Supposing there s a change of venue CNN news… …   Modern English usage

  • Suppose — Sup*pose , v. i. To make supposition; to think; to be of opinion. Acts ii. 15. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • supposé — Supposé, [suppos]ée. part …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • suppose — sup|pose W1S1 [səˈpəuz US ˈpouz] v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: supposer, from Latin supponere to put under, substitute , from sub ( SUB ) + ponere to put ] 1.) spoken I suppose a) used to say you think somethin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • suppose — 1 verb (T) 1 be supposed to do sth a) used when saying what someone should or should not do, especially because of rules or what someone in authority has said: You re supposed to ask the teacher if you want to leave the classroom. | We re not… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • suppose */*/*/ — UK [səˈpəʊz] / US [səˈpoʊz] verb [transitive] Word forms suppose : present tense I/you/we/they suppose he/she/it supposes present participle supposing past tense supposed past participle supposed 1) to believe that something is probably true,… …   English dictionary

  • suppose — [[t]səpo͟ʊz[/t]] ♦♦ supposes, supposing, supposed 1) VERB You can use suppose or supposing before mentioning a possible situation or action. You usually then go on to consider the effects that this situation or action might have. [V that] Suppose …   English dictionary

  • suppose*/*/*/ — [səˈpəʊz] verb [T] to think that something is probably true, right, or possible I suppose she must be delighted about getting the job.[/ex] You don t suppose that he s going to hurt anyone, do you?[/ex] I suppose I had better get back to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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