supposedly / supposably

supposedly / supposably
   Supposedly means "reputedly" or "likely to be true": Sam is supposedly the greatest waterboy in the football team's history.
   Supposably means "can be supposed": The best solution to the problem is supposably to ignore it. (However, this word is seldom used.)

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  • supposedly / supposably —    Supposedly means reputedly or likely to be true : Sam is supposedly the greatest waterboy in the football team s history.    Supposably means can be supposed : The best solution to the problem is supposably to ignore it. (However, this word is …   Confused words

  • supposably — Supposedly …   Glossary of chat acronyms & text shorthand

  • supposedly — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. seemingly, supposably, believably; see apparently , probably …   English dictionary for students

  • as it were — Synonyms and related words: assumably, assumedly, assumptively, figuratively, figuratively speaking, in a manner, in a way, in seeming, kind of, metaphorically, presumably, presumedly, presumptively, quasi, reputedly, seemingly, so to say, so to… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • presumably — Synonyms and related words: all things considered, as it were, assumably, assumedly, assumptively, by all odds, certainly, dollars to doughnuts, doubtless, doubtlessly, in all likelihood, in all probability, in seeming, indubitably, like enough,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • quasi — Synonyms and related words: affected, apishly, apocryphal, approximate, approximating, approximative, artificial, as it were, assumably, assumed, assumedly, assumptively, bastard, bogus, brummagem, byname, close, cognominal, colorable, colored,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • seemingly — Synonyms and related words: allegedly, apparently, artificially, as it seems, as it were, assumably, assumedly, assumptively, at first sight, conceivably, erroneously, evidently, factitiously, falsely, feasibly, in name only, in seeming,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • presumedly — pre sum·ed·ly || prɪ zuːmɪdlɪ / zjuːm adv. supposedly, allegedly; presumably, supposably …   English contemporary dictionary

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