of the nature
of or involving supposition; suppositional.
supposititious or false.
Grammar. expressing or noting supposition, as the words if, granting, or provided.
a suppositive word
Origin: 1595–1605; Related forms
< Late Latin suppositīvus,
equivalent to supposit
) (see supposition
) + -īvus -ive
nonsuppositive, adjective, noun