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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Presumed to be true or real without conclusive evidence.
  • adjective Intended.
  • adjective Required.
  • adjective Permitted.
  • adjective Firmly believed; expected.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Regarded or received as true; imagined; believed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of suppose.
  • adjective Presumed to be true, but without proof
  • adjective with infinitive Generally considered or expected.
  • adjective with infinitive Having an obligation.
  • adjective with infinitive Intended.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective required or under orders
  • adjective based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
  • adjective doubtful or suspect
  • adjective mistakenly believed

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