Origin of Suppose
Middle English supposen from Old French supposer alteration (influenced by poser to place) of Medieval Latin suppōnere from Latin to put under sub- sub- pōnere to place apo- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
French supposer; prefix sub- under + poser to place; - corresponding in meaning to Latin supponere, suppositum, to put under, to substitute, falsify, counterfeit. See pose.
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