Synonyms for (verb) suppose

Synonyms: think, suppose, opine, reckon, imagine, guess

Definition: expect, believe, or suppose

Usage: 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

Similar words: anticipate, expect

Definition: regard something as probable or likely

Usage: The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow


Synonyms: theorise, theorize, suppose, hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, conjecture

Definition: to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds

Usage: Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps

Similar words: anticipate, expect

Definition: regard something as probable or likely

Usage: The meteorologists are expecting rain for tomorrow


Synonyms: presuppose, suppose

Definition: require as a necessary antecedent or precondition

Usage: This step presupposes two prior ones

Similar words: imply

Definition: suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic


Synonyms: suppose, presuppose

Definition: take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand

Usage: I presuppose that you have done your work

Similar words: take for granted, assume, presume

Definition: take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

Usage: I assume his train was late


Synonyms: say, suppose

Definition: express a supposition

Usage: Let us say that he did not tell the truth; Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?

Similar words: speculate

Definition: talk over conjecturally, or review in an idle or casual way and with an element of doubt or without sufficient reason to reach a conclusion

Usage: We were speculating whether the President had to resign after the scandal