Able to be supposed or conjectured.
simple past tense and past participle of suppose
Presumed to be true, but without proof
‘Jesus is the supposed son of God.’;
(with infinitive) Generally considered or expected.
‘The movie is supposed to be good.’;
(with infinitive) Having an obligation.
‘You are not supposed to smoke in the restaurant. [Note: this means, you are obliged not to smoke.]’; ‘The phone is supposed to come with a manual.’;
(with infinitive) Intended.
‘The phone is supposed to save us time.''’;
‘the way things are supposed to be’;
‘the supposed existence of ghosts’;
commonly put forth or accepted as true on inconclusive grounds;
‘the foundling's putative father’; ‘the reputed (or purported) author of the book’; ‘the supposed date of birth’;
‘medication that is supposed to relieve pain’; ‘what's that gadget supposed to do?’;
doubtful or suspect;
‘these so-called experts are no help’;
required or under orders;
‘I'm supposed to be there at ten’; ‘he was supposed to go to the store’;
based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence;
‘theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural’; ‘the supposed reason for his absence’; ‘suppositious reconstructions of dead languages’; ‘supposititious hypotheses’;
generally assumed or believed to be the case, but not necessarily so
‘people admire their supposed industriousness’;