to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds
expect, believe, or suppose
express a supposition
require as a necessary antecedent or precondition
take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand
To represent to one's self, or state to another, not as true or real, but as if so, and with a view to some consequence or application which the reality would involve or admit of; to imagine or admit to exist, for the sake of argument or illustration; to assume to be true; as, let us suppose the earth to be the center of the system, what would be the result
To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.
To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature; as, purpose supposes foresight.