- Supposably is defined as assumed to be true.
An example of supposably used as an adverb is in the sentence, "It's supposably going to be warm tomorrow," which means that it is assumed that it will be warm tomorrow.
Variant of suppose
transitive verbsupposed, supposing
- to assume to be true, as for the sake of argument or to illustrate a proof: suppose A equals B
- to believe, think, guess, etc.: I suppose you're right
- presuppose (sense )
- to consider as a proposed or suggested possibility: used in the imperative: suppose they don't come
- to expect or obligate: always in the passive: you're supposed to telephone
Origin of supposeMiddle English supposen ; from Middle French supposer, to suppose, imagine, altered (infl. by poser: see pose) ; from Medieval Latin supponere, to suppose, assume ; from Classical Latin to put under, substitute ; from sub-, sub- + ponere: see position
to make a supposition; conjecture