What is the meaning of I suppose not?

What is the meaning of I suppose not?

An expression of vague denial or negation. A: “Is Tom coming?” B: “I suppose not—it’s getting pretty late.” See also: not, suppose.

Do you say supposed to or suppose to?

Supposed to is part of a modal verb phrase meaning expected to or required to. Although suppose to crops up frequently in casual speech and writing, it should not be used in that sense. Suppose (without the d) should only be used as the present tense of the verb meaning to assume (something to be true).

What can I say instead of I suppose?


  • conjecture,
  • daresay,
  • guess,
  • imagine,
  • presume,
  • speculate,
  • surmise,
  • How do you use suppose?

    suppose in American English

    1. to assume to be true, as for the sake of argument or to illustrate a proof. suppose A equals B.
    2. to believe, think, guess, etc. I suppose you’re right.
    3. to consider as a proposed or suggested possibility. used in the imperative. suppose they don’t come.
    4. to expect or obligate. always in the passive.

    How do you use i dont supposed?

    Definition of I don’t suppose —used as a polite way of asking someone if they did something or will do something I don’t suppose you could help me make dinner? I don’t suppose you found the keys, did you?

    Is I don’t suppose a question?

    Phrase. (formal) Used to introduce a question, implying that eliciting an affirmative answer from the interlocutor would be unlikely yet desirable for the speaker. I don’t suppose you could show me the way to the museum?

    What is the difference between Suppose and supposed?

    “Suppose” is a verb that has several meanings. The first is “to assume something is true or real for the sake of argument or explanation.” The past tense is “supposed.”

    What does that suppose to mean?

    used when you are annoyed or offended by something that someone has just said. ‘I just assumed you wouldn’t know. ‘ ‘Well, what’s that supposed to mean?

    What is the opposite of suppose?

    Opposite of to think or assume something to be true, especially as a rationale for something else. abstain. deny. disallow. disbelieve.

    What are synonyms and antonyms for suppose?

    assume, dare say, take for granted, take as read, presume, expect, take it. believe, think, fancy, be of the opinion, suspect, have a sneaking suspicion, sense, trust. guess, surmise, reckon, conjecture, theorize, deduce, infer, gather, glean, divine. formal opine. 2’suppose your spacecraft had a two-stage rocket’

    What is I suppose mean?

    ◊ In responding to a question, the phrase I suppose (so) is used as a way of agreeing or saying “yes” when you are not certain or not very excited or interested. “The pink one is prettier, isn’t it?” “I suppose.” “Do you want to come along?” “I suppose so.”

    Is supposed The past tense of suppose?

    suppose ​Definitions and Synonyms ​‌‌‌

    present tense
    he/she/it supposes
    present participle supposing
    past tense supposed
    past participle supposed

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