Supposedly meaning

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As a matter of supposition; in the beliefs or according to the claims of some people.

People from other planets have supposedly visited Earth in flying saucers.

According to your testimony, you were supposedly at home watching TV when the murder occurred.

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Supposedly is defined as according to what is believed.

An example of supposedly is a teen saying he did his homework, although his mother is sure she saw him talking on the phone.

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According to what is, was, or may be supposed.
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Origin of supposedly