suponer


suponer
v.
1 to suppose.
supongo que ya habrán llegado I suppose o expect (that) they'll have arrived by now
supongo que sí/no I suppose o expect so/not
supongamos que me niego supposing I refuse
es de suponer que se disculparán I would expect them to apologize
suponiendo que… supposing o assuming that…
María supone bien Mary supposes well.
Esto supone un riesgo This entails a risk.
2 to involve, to entail.
Supone muchos peligros It involves much danger.
3 to mean.
4 to imagine.
lo suponía I guessed as much
te suponía mayor I thought you were older
5 to be important.
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suponer
Conjugation model [PONER], like {{link=poner}}poner (pp supuesto,-a)
verbo transitivo
1 (gen) to suppose, assume
supongamos que dice la verdad let's suppose he's telling the truth
2 (significar) to mean
3 (conllevar) to mean, entail, require
4 (adivinar) to guess; (imaginar) to imagine, think
lo suponía I thought as much
5 (creer) to think
nombre masculino
1 familiar supposition
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FRASEOLOGÍA
como es de suponer as is to be expected
ser de suponer to be likely
es de suponer que no miente he isn't likely to be lying
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verb
1) to suppose, presume
2) assume
3) involve
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( pp supuesto)
1. VT
1) (=imaginar) to imagine

estoy muy satisfecho, como puedes suponer — I'm very pleased, as you can imagine

ya puedes suponer lo que pasó — you can guess o imagine what happened

le pagaron, supongamos, diez millones — he was paid, say, ten million

es de suponer, es de suponer que haya protestas — I would imagine there will be protests, presumably there will be protests

están muy apenados, como es de suponer — they are very upset, as you would expect

como era de suponer, llegaron tarde — as was to be expected, they arrived late

2)

suponer que[intentando adivinar] to imagine that, suppose that, guess that *; [como hipótesis] to suppose that; [dando por sentado] to assume that, presume that

supongo que necesitaréis unas vacaciones — I imagine o suppose you'll need a holiday, I guess you'll need a holiday *

sí, supongo que tienes razón — yes, I suppose you're right, yes, I guess you're right *

eso nos hace suponer que ha habido un cambio de actitud — this would suggest (to us) that there has been a change of attitude

supón que tuvieras mucho dinero, ¿qué harías? — suppose o supposing you had a lot of money, what would you do?

suponiendo que todo salga según lo previsto — assuming o presuming everything goes according to plan

supongo que no, -¿crees que llegará tarde? -no lo sé, supongo que no — "do you think he'll be late?" - "I don't know, I don't suppose so"

-no será fácil -no, supongo que no — "it won't be easy" - "no, I suppose not"

supongo que no habrá problemas — I don't suppose there will be any problems

supongo que — I suppose so, I imagine so, I guess so *

3) (=atribuir)
[con objeto indirecto de persona]

os suponía informados de este asunto — I assumed o presumed you had been informed about this matter

le suponía mucho más inteligente — I had imagined him to be more intelligent

le supongo unos 60 años — I would say o guess he's about 60

se le supone una gran antigüedad — it is thought o believed to be very old

el equipo no mostró la calidad que se le suponía — the team did not show the talent expected of them o they had been credited with

4) (=implicar) to mean

la mudanza no nos supondrá grandes gastos — the move won't mean o involve a lot of expense for us

nuestra amistad supone mucho para mí — our friendship means a great deal to me

el nuevo método supuso una auténtica revolución — the new method brought about a complete revolution

2.
See:
3.
SM

un suponer, a ver, un suponer, si tú fueras su marido, ¿qué harías? — OK, just supposing you were her husband, what would you do?

si te ofrecen el puesto, es un suponer, ¿lo aceptarías? — supposing o suppose they were to offer you the job, would you accept?

supongamos, es solo un suponer, que eso sea verdad — let us suppose, for the sake of argument, that it is true

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I
masculino

si quebraran, es un suponer, ... — suppose o supposing they were to go bankrupt, ...

si, es un suponer, perdieses tu trabajo ... — just supposing for the sake of argument that you were to lose your job

II
verbo transitivo
1)
a) (tomar como hipótesis) to suppose, assume

supongamos que lo que dice es cierto — let's suppose o assume what he says is true

suponiendo que todo salga bien — assuming everything goes OK

supongamos que los dos ángulos son iguales — let us suppose o assume that both angles are equal

b) (imaginar)

supongo que tienes razón — I suppose you're right

nada hacía suponer que ... — there was nothing to suggest that ...

¿va a venir hoy? - supongo que sí — is she coming today? - I should think so o I imagine so

es de suponer que se lo habrán dicho — presumably o I should think o I would imagine he's been told

se supone que empieza a las nueve — it's supposed to start at nine

c) (atribuir) (+ me/te/le etc)

le suponía más edad — I imagined o thought he was older

se le suponía un valor aproximado de ... — it was thought to be worth approximately ...

2) (significar, implicar) to mean

supuso mucho trabajo — it involved a great deal of work

eso supondría tener que empezar desde el principio — that would mean having to start from the beginning again; (+ me/te/le etc)

ese negocio no le supuso ningún beneficio — that deal didn't make him any profit

no me supone ninguna molestia — it's no trouble at all

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= assume, entail, guess, involve, mean, presume, surmise, suppose, gather, account for.
Ex. The foregoing discussion concerning analytical entries assumes implicitly a conventional catalogue format, that is, card, microform or other printed catalogue.
Ex. Secondly, the admission of rules incompatible with the general ideology adopted inevitably entails subsequent remedial revision.
Ex. 'Anything wrong?' 'Oh, I'm okay, I guess,' volunteered Datto cautiously.
Ex. Generating author indexes or catalogues involves creating headings from author's names, that is the names of persons or organisations.
Ex. These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries.
Ex. We presumed this principle of organization in the case of searching the public library for a document about programmed instruction.
Ex. One is to read a portion of the newspaper and to surmise under what headings it has been indexed.
Ex. Suppose we are searching for information about the subject 'The use of television in remedial teaching in primary schools'.
Ex. The script was improvised on an outline which, I gathered, was the result of three sessions' hard talking to decide whose ideas out of the many suggested should be used.
Ex. The major four categories of physical forms outlined so far account for most of the published indexes and catalogues.
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* como cabría suponer = as might be expected.
* es de suponer que = presumably.
* gastos que no suponen un gran desembolso de dinero = out-of-pocket costs.
* no suponer gran cosa = not add up to much.
* no suponer nada = add up to + nothing.
* que supone = associated with.
* según cabe suponer = presumably, supposedly.
* según sabe suponer = allegedly.
* suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
* suponer peligro = hold + danger.
* suponerse que + Subjuntivo = be alleged + Infinitivo.
* suponer una avance sobre = move + one away from.
* suponer una diferencia sobre = move + one away from.
* suponer un avance = be a step forward.
* suponer un cambio = bring about + change.
* supongo que = I daresay that.
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I
masculino

si quebraran, es un suponer, ... — suppose o supposing they were to go bankrupt, ...

si, es un suponer, perdieses tu trabajo ... — just supposing for the sake of argument that you were to lose your job

II
verbo transitivo
1)
a) (tomar como hipótesis) to suppose, assume

supongamos que lo que dice es cierto — let's suppose o assume what he says is true

suponiendo que todo salga bien — assuming everything goes OK

supongamos que los dos ángulos son iguales — let us suppose o assume that both angles are equal

b) (imaginar)

supongo que tienes razón — I suppose you're right

nada hacía suponer que ... — there was nothing to suggest that ...

¿va a venir hoy? - supongo que sí — is she coming today? - I should think so o I imagine so

es de suponer que se lo habrán dicho — presumably o I should think o I would imagine he's been told

se supone que empieza a las nueve — it's supposed to start at nine

c) (atribuir) (+ me/te/le etc)

le suponía más edad — I imagined o thought he was older

se le suponía un valor aproximado de ... — it was thought to be worth approximately ...

2) (significar, implicar) to mean

supuso mucho trabajo — it involved a great deal of work

eso supondría tener que empezar desde el principio — that would mean having to start from the beginning again; (+ me/te/le etc)

ese negocio no le supuso ningún beneficio — that deal didn't make him any profit

no me supone ninguna molestia — it's no trouble at all

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= assume, entail, guess, involve, mean, presume, surmise, suppose, gather, account for.

Ex: The foregoing discussion concerning analytical entries assumes implicitly a conventional catalogue format, that is, card, microform or other printed catalogue.

Ex: Secondly, the admission of rules incompatible with the general ideology adopted inevitably entails subsequent remedial revision.
Ex: 'Anything wrong?' 'Oh, I'm okay, I guess,' volunteered Datto cautiously.
Ex: Generating author indexes or catalogues involves creating headings from author's names, that is the names of persons or organisations.
Ex: These changes have meant modifications, some very time-consuming, to serials catalogues in libraries.
Ex: We presumed this principle of organization in the case of searching the public library for a document about programmed instruction.
Ex: One is to read a portion of the newspaper and to surmise under what headings it has been indexed.
Ex: Suppose we are searching for information about the subject 'The use of television in remedial teaching in primary schools'.
Ex: The script was improvised on an outline which, I gathered, was the result of three sessions' hard talking to decide whose ideas out of the many suggested should be used.
Ex: The major four categories of physical forms outlined so far account for most of the published indexes and catalogues.
* como cabría suponer = as might be expected.
* es de suponer que = presumably.
* gastos que no suponen un gran desembolso de dinero = out-of-pocket costs.
* no suponer gran cosa = not add up to much.
* no suponer nada = add up to + nothing.
* que supone = associated with.
* según cabe suponer = presumably, supposedly.
* según sabe suponer = allegedly.
* suponer la diferencia entre el éxito o el fracaso = make or break.
* suponer peligro = hold + danger.
* suponerse que + Subjuntivo = be alleged + Infinitivo.
* suponer una avance sobre = move + one away from.
* suponer una diferencia sobre = move + one away from.
* suponer un avance = be a step forward.
* suponer un cambio = bring about + change.
* supongo que = I daresay that.

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suponer1
masculine
imagínate que te toca la lotería, es un suponer, ¿qué harías? imagine you won the lottery, just supposing, what would you do?
si la empresa quebrara, es un suponer, … just suppose o just supposing the company were to go bankrupt, …, if the company were to go bankrupt, just for the sake of argument, …
suponer2 [E22 ]
vt
A
1 (tomar como hipótesis) to suppose
supongamos que lo que dice es cierto let's suppose o assume what he says is true
suponiendo que todo salga como está previsto assuming everything goes according to plan
supongamos que los dos ángulos son iguales let us suppose o assume that both angles are equal
ni aun suponiendo que fuera verdad, no tiene derecho a hablar así even supposing it were true, he has no right to talk like that
2
(imaginar): supuse que ibas a comprarlo tú I thought o presumed o assumed you were going to buy it
supongo que tienes razón I suppose you're right
nada hacía suponer que ocurriría una cosa así there was nothing to suggest o there was no reason to suppose that something like that would happen
¿va a venir hoy? — supongo que sí is she coming today? — I should think so o I imagine so
es de suponer que se lo habrán dicho presumably o I should think o I would assume o I would imagine he's been told
era de suponer que se lo iban a dar it was to be expected that they would give it to him
se supone que tendría que empezar a las nueve it's supposed to start at nine
¿dónde se supone que vamos? where are we supposed o meant to be going?
3 (atribuir) (+ me/te/le etc):
le suponía más edad I imagined o thought he was older
se le suponen propiedades medicinales it is believed o held to have medicinal qualities
al cuadro se le suponía un valor aproximado de … the painting was thought to be worth approximately …
B (significar, implicar) to mean
el proyecto supondrá una inversión de cinco millones de dólares the project will mean an investment of five million dollars
la preparación del congreso supuso cinco meses de trabajo the preparation for the convention involved o took five months' work
eso supondría tener que empezar desde el principio that would mean having to start from the beginning again
(+ me/te/le etc): ese negocio no le supuso ningún beneficio that deal didn't make him any profit
no me supone problema ninguno/ninguna molestia it's no trouble at all
el traslado nos va a suponer muchos inconvenientes the move will cause us a great deal of inconvenience, the move will mean o will involve a great deal of inconvenience
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suponer (conjugate suponer) verbo transitivo
1
a) (tomar como hipótesis) to suppose, assume;

supongamos que lo que dice es cierto let's suppose o assume what he says is true;

suponiendo que todo salga bien assuming everything goes OK
b) (imaginar):

supongo que tienes razón I suppose you're right;

¿va a venir hoy? — supongo que sí is she coming today? — I should think so o I suppose so;
es de suponer que se lo habrán dicho presumably o I should think he's been told;
se supone que empieza a las nueve it's supposed to start at nine
2 (significar, implicar) to mean;
eso supondría tener que repetirlo that would mean having to do it again

suponer verbo transitivo
1 (creer, imaginar) to suppose: supongamos que..., let's assume o suppose that...
supongo que me llamarán, I presume they're going to phone me
supongo que sí, I suppose so
se supone que acaba a las seis, it's supposed to finish at six
se supone que él es el entendido, he's supposed to be the expert
te suponía en París, I thought you were in Paris
2 (conllevar, significar) to mean, involve: no supone ningún riesgo, it doesn't involve any risk
(la amistad, el aprecio) to mean ➣ Ver nota en mean
♦ Locuciones: ser de suponer: es de suponer que se lo han contado, presumably o I would imagine she's been told
ser un suponer, to be conjecture
'suponer' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
condicionamiento
- creer
- esperar
- hacer
- imaginar
- imaginarse
- jugar
- significar
- asumir
- supuse
English:
assume
- entail
- expect
- guess
- imagine
- imply
- involve
- mean
- pose
- presumably
- presume
- suppose
- surmise
- take
- say
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suponer
nm
imagino que nos invitarán – eso es un suponer I imagine they'll invite us – that's pure conjecture o you can't say for sure;
imagina, y es un suponer, que te quedas sin dinero imagine, for the sake of argument, that you didn't have any money
vt
1. [creer, presuponer] to suppose;
supongo que ya habrán llegado I suppose o expect (that) they'll have arrived by now;
supongo que tienes razón I suppose o guess you're right;
supongo que sí/no I suppose o expect so/not;
supongamos que me niego supposing I refuse;
es de suponer que se disculparán I would expect them to apologize;
es de suponer una nueva bajada de los tipos de interés a further drop in interest rates seems likely, we can expect a further drop in interest rates;
al final lo perdí todo – era de suponer in the end I lost everything – it was only to be expected o that's hardly surprising;
nada hacía suponer que… there was nothing to suggest that…;
todo hacía suponer que se llegaría a un acuerdo everything pointed to an agreement;
suponiendo que… supposing o assuming that…;
suponiendo que no te moleste as long as o assuming it doesn't bother you
2. [implicar] to involve, to entail;
una dieta así supone mucho sacrificio a diet like that involves a lot of sacrifices;
esto nos supone un cambio de planes this involves o entails o means a change of plan for us;
no me supuso ningún esfuerzo it was no trouble (for me)
3. [significar] to mean;
supone mucho para mí it means a lot to me;
este descubrimiento supone un importante avance para la ciencia this discovery constitutes a major advance for science
4. [conjeturar] to imagine;
lo suponía I guessed as much;
te suponía mayor I thought you were older
See also the pronominal verb suponerse
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suponer
<part supuesto> v/t suppose, assume;
supongamos que … let’s suppose o assume that …;
supongo que sí I suppose so
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suponer {60} vt
1) presumir: to suppose, to assume
supongo que sí: I guess so, I suppose so
se supone que van a llegar mañana: they're supposed to arrive tomorrow
2) : to imply, to suggest
3) : to involve, to entail
el éxito supone mucho trabajo: success involves a lot of work
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suponer vb
1. (creer) to suppose / to expect
supongo que sí I suppose so
supongo que llegará mañana I expect he'll arrive tomorrow
2. (significar) to mean [pt. & pp. meant]
su familia supone mucho para ella her family means a lot to her
3. (implicar, conllevar) to involve / to be
supone demasiados gastos it involves too much expense
supone un riesgo para la salud it is bad for your health
supongamos que ... supposing ...

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