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Suppose meaning in English: In this article, the meaning of the word ‘Suppose’ is explained in easy English with examples, along with its synonyms and antonyms.

Suppose’ pronunciation= sa’pouz

Suppose meaning in English

‘Suppose’ is used to explain the probable reason why something happened.

‘Suppose’ can use in a variety of ways.

1. Suppose means thinking, assuming, or believing that something is probably true, but we are not certain about it.

▪ Well, I suppose the woman I love will be in my future.

▪ I suppose you haven’t done your homework.

✔ We often use ‘Suppose’ to make a suggestion.

▪ Suppose we walk to the Railway station every day, we can save quite a money.

2. Thought or belief that something you imagine will happen because of other things that you know.

▪ I suppose you will get married soon to Julia.

3. Suppose is often used with negative structures when we hope the answer will be positive.

▪ I don’t suppose you will marry me, will you?

4.  Suppose is used to show some uncertainty.

Adam: Do you think Julia will marry me?

John: I suppose so.

5. Suppose is also used to express fear, worry, or concern about something.

▪ Supposing I lose my job tomorrow, what will I do?

6. We use the negative form of “suppose” to make a polite request.

▪ I don’t suppose you could carry my bag?

▪ I don’t suppose you could lend me 100 dollars, could you?

7. We use ‘suppose’ if we are less certain about the plans.

▪ Suppose we start a grocery business.

8. to think or hold as an opinion.

▪ What do you suppose he will do?

Note: The verb which follows suppose or supposing can be in the present tense or the past tense.

▪ Supposing I paid the bill today instead of tomorrow, would that be ok?

Suppose- Verb
take for granted
be of the opinion
hazard a guess
in this sense


The word ‘Suppose’ can be ‘verb’.

The past tense and past participle of the word ‘suppose’ is ‘supposed’ and the gerund or present participle is ‘supposing’.

Sentences that can be formed using the word ‘Suppose’ are as follows.


▪ Yeah, I don’t suppose you did.

▪ What use is this supposed to be?

▪ I suppose we are just trying to do the best we can.

▪ But I suppose it’s possible.

▪ I suppose I thought he’d be less banal.

▪ Is that supposed to mean something?

▪ I suppose it didn’t.

▪ Well, I suppose that is possible.

▪ No, I suppose not.

▪ Yes, I suppose so.

▪ I suppose I m a little upset.

▪ I suppose you’ll be wanting the letter, too.

▪ I suppose you are right.

▪ Yes, I suppose they are.

▪ I suppose you heard the missus carrying on this morning.

▪ I suppose we should give her name.

▪ Yes, I suppose you are going to need someone to administer the injection.

▪ I suppose now, she is free to find another.

▪ I suppose this is goodbye.

▪ I suppose it does make some kind of awful sense.

▪ How much longer is this soiree supposed to last?

▪ I suppose they had them sewn up.

▪ Dunken was supposed to be in Winnipeg finalizing details on an orphanage.

▪ He was supposed to take me to the opera.

▪ We were supposed to meet for dinner in the hotel restaurant.

▪ What’s that supposed to mean?

▪ I suppose you have reasoned that her condition explains her communion with god.

▪ I suppose we shouldn’t discount the possibility.

▪ I suppose that’s a start.

▪ Mr. Miller, you had a carpet cleaned and delivered by a supposed assassin at a very specific time.

▪ You weren’t supposed to be there.

▪ So, what do you know about these supposed anarchists?

▪ I suppose it happens in marriage.

▪ You were supposed to be at the dentist’s.

▪ I don’t think I was supposed to say.

▪ I know it’s supposed to be adorable, but to me, it just looks bloody creepy.

▪ He was supposed to stop by, sir to give an account of his whereabouts.

▪ I am not even supposed to be talking to you.

▪ You were supposed to come in and give an account of your whereabouts.

▪ So I suppose we’re both liars.

▪ I suppose anything’s possible.

▪ Why do you suppose that is?

▪ No one was supposed to hear.

▪ I am your husband. You’re supposed to love me.

▪ He was supposed to telegraph me as soon as that meeting was over.

▪ This man wasn’t supposed to be here, but he left his seat.

▪ It was supposed to be so easy, yet so wrong.

▪ Where was he supposed to have been then?

▪ I don’t suppose so.

▪ I am supposed to clean my room before I go out.

▪ I suppose fortune didn’t smile upon us.

▪ I believe we’re supposed to be at the rehearsal dinner.


The synonyms of the word ‘Suppose’ are as follows.



The antonyms of the word ‘Suppose’ are as follows.



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