suppose etymology

English word suppose comes from Old French supposer, Old French poser, Old French sub-

Detailed word origin of suppose

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
supposer Old French (fro)
poser Old French (fro) To put; to place. To rest; to recover; to recuperate. To suggest; to propose.
sub- Old French (fro)
supposen Middle English (enm)
suppose English (eng) (transitive) To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.. (transitive) To theorize or hypothesize.. To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.. To put by fraud in the place of another.. To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature.

Words with the same origin as suppose

Descendants of poser
pose proposal propose proposition