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English

Pronunciation

Etymology

French supposer; prefix sub- under + poser to place; - corresponding in meaning to [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See pose.

Verb

Infinitive
to suppose

Third person singular
suppos

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to suppose (third-person singular simple present suppos, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.
    Suppose that A implies B and B implies C. Then A implies C.
  2. (transitive) To theorize or hypothesize.
    I suppose we all agree that this is the best solution.

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French

Verb

suppose

  1. First-person singular present indicative of supposer.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of supposer.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of supposer.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of supposer.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of supposer .

Italian

Verb form

suppose

  1. third person singular past historic of supporre

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