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    supposed - Dictionary definition and meaning for word supposed

    Definition
    (adj) required or under orders
    Example Sentence
    • I'm supposed to be there at ten
    • he was supposed to go to the store
    Definition
    (adj) mistakenly believed
    Example Sentence
    • the supposed existence of ghosts
    Definition
    (adj) doubtful or suspect
    Synonyms : alleged , so-called
    Example Sentence
    • these so-called experts are no help
    Definition
    (adj) based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
    Example Sentence
    • theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural
    • the supposed reason for his absence
    • suppositious reconstructions of dead languages
    • hypothetical situation
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