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Another word for suppose

  1. To take for granted without proof

      1. To pretend to have; feign:
      2. To put oneself into
      3. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation):
      1. To assume or put forward, as for consideration or the basis of argument:
      2. To suggest or hypothesize
      3. To set down or assume as fact; postulate
      1. To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
      2. (Archaic) To claim; demand; require
      3. To assume without proof to be true, real, or necessary, esp. as a basis for argument
      1. To state or assume as a proposition in an argument.
      2. To provide a basis for; base:
      3. To introduce or preface (a discourse, etc.)
      1. To constitute reasonable evidence for assuming; appear to prove:
      2. To venture without authority or permission; dare:
      3. To take upon oneself without permission or authority; dare (to say or do something); venture
      1. To suppose or assume beforehand; take for granted
      2. To require or involve necessarily as an antecedent condition:
      3. To believe or suppose in advance:
      1. To judge; consider; estimate
      2. To consider as being; regard as:
      3. (Chiefly Southern & South Midland) To think or conclude:
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  2. To draw an inference on the basis of inconclusive evidence or insufficient information

      1. To make a conjecture.
      2. To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
      3. To arrive at or propose by conjecture; guess
      1. To form a correct estimate or conjecture of:
      2. To form a judgment or estimate of (something) without actual knowledge or enough facts for certainty; conjecture; surmise
      3. To suppose; think:
      1. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
      2. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
      3. To conclude or decide from something known or assumed; derive by reasoning; draw as a conclusion
      1. To engage in the buying or selling of a commodity with an element of risk on the chance of profit.
      2. To buy or sell stocks, commodities, land, etc., usually in the face of higher than ordinary risk, hoping to take advantage of an expected rise or fall in price; also, to take part in any risky venture on the chance of making huge profits
      3. To think about the various aspects of a given subject; meditate; ponder; esp., to conjecture
      1. To conjecture, to opine or to posit with contestable premises.
      2. To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
      3. To say (something) as a guess or conjecture.
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  3. To regard in an appraising way

      1. To have an opinion; think:
      2. To have faith, confidence, or trust:
      3. To suppose or think
      1. To consider; suppose:
      2. To ascribe a particular fact or characteristic to:
      3. To consider or account (a person or thing) to be as specified; generally suppose or regard
      1. To use the mind in a certain way:
      2. To exercise the power of reason, as by conceiving ideas, drawing inferences, and using judgment:
      3. To visualize; imagine:
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  4. To oblige to do or not do by force of authority, propriety, or custom

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