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

Supposed’ pronunciation= sa’pouz’d

Supposed meaning in English

1. ‘Supposed’ means something that is assumed or believed to be true but not really so.

▪ He is supposed to be clever.

▪ He was supposed to take me to the opera.

2. Something should be done because it is the law, the rule, or obligation. However, in practice, it’s probably not done. 

▪ As a police officer, he was supposed to be there at the crime scene.

▪ I was supposed to attend my office meeting, but it’s too late.

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

Supposed- Adjective
expected to
required
permitted

Supposed-Example

The word ‘Supposed’ can be ‘adjective’.

‘Supposed’ is the past tense of the word ‘Suppose’.

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

Examples:

▪ What use is this supposed to be?

▪ Is that supposed to mean something?

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

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

▪ What’s that supposed to mean?

▪ 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?

▪ 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.

▪ No one was supposed to hear.

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

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

▪ Am I supposed to know you?

▪ Is a therapist supposed to tell you what to do?

Supposed-Synonym

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

deemed
expected
assumed
presume
believed
guessed
stated
reckoned
obliged
required
imaginary
conjectural
hypothetical
speculative
professed
alleged
presupposed
speculated
putative
claimed

Supposed-Antonym

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

denied
disallowed
rejected
knew
measured

 


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