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Dictionary definition for: Suppose

1. (v) express a supposition; "Let us say that he did not tell the truth" "Let''s say you had a lot of money--what would you do?"

2. (v) expect, believe, or suppose; "I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel" "I thought to find her in a bad state" "he didn''t think to find her in the kitchen" "I guess she is angry at me for standing her up"

3. (v) to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"

4. (v) take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand; "I presuppose that you have done your work"

5. (v) require as a necessary antecedent or precondition; "This step presupposes two prior ones"

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