Definition of "supposed" [supposed]

  • (adjective) Presumed to be true or real without conclusive evidence.
  • (adjective) Intended: medication that is supposed to relieve pain.
  • (adjective) Required: He is supposed to go to the store.
  • (adjective) Permitted: We are not supposed to smoke here.
  • (adjective) Firmly believed; expected: You're supposed to be my friend.

Use "supposed" in a sentence

  • "I think that we were supposed to somehow see the perpetual loafer in Meathead was *supposed* to be the one making the money and Archie is stealing it from him by unfairly making reality what he wants to be."
  • "˜The framing of moral rules, so long as the ultimate Good is supposed known, [Russell should have said ˜supposed agreed™] is a matter for science."
  • "Quarterly Review_, the value of whose observations may appear from his statement, that "in 1828 the disease broke out in Orenburg, and was supposed [_supposed_!] to have been introduced by the caravans which arrive there from Upper Asia, or [_or_, nothing like a second string] by the Kingiss-Cossacks, who are adjoining this town, and were said [_were said_!] to have been about this time affected with the disease.""

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