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How to conjugate Suponer in Spanish

To suppose, to guess Irregular

Introduction

Suponer is the Spanish verb for to suppose, to guess. It is an irregular verb. Read on below to see how it is conjugated in the 16 major Spanish tenses!

SpanishSpanishEnglish
Infinitivesuponerto suppose, to guess
Past participlesupuestosupposed
Gerundsuponiendosupposing

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Indicative Tenses of Suponer

Suponer in the Indicative Present

The Indicative Present of suponer is used to talk about situations, events or thoughts that are happening now or in the near future. It is also used to talk about facts and truths. For example, "supongo", meaning "I suppose".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupongoI suppose
suponesyou suppose
Ella / Él / Ustedsupones/he suppose, you (formal) suppose
Nosotras / Nosotrossuponemoswe suppose
Vosotras / Vosotrossuponéisyou (plural) suppose
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessuponenthey suppose, you (plural formal) suppose
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Suponer in the Indicative Preterite

The Indicative Preterite of suponer is used to talk about actions completed in the past, at a specific point in time. For example, "supuse", meaning "I supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupuseI supposed
supusisteyou supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedsupusos/he supposed, you (formal) supposed
Nosotras / Nosotrossupusimoswe supposed
Vosotras / Vosotrossupusisteisyou (plural) supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessupusieronthey supposed, you (plural formal) supposed
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Suponer in the Indicative Imperfect

The Indicative Imperfect of suponer is used to describe regular and repeated actions that happened in the past and descriptions of things you used to do. For example, "suponía", meaning "I used to suppose".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosuponíaI used to suppose
suponíasyou used to suppose
Ella / Él / Ustedsuponías/he used to suppose, you (formal) used to suppose
Nosotras / Nosotrossuponíamoswe used to suppose
Vosotras / Vosotrossuponíaisyou (plural) used to suppose
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessuponíanthey used to suppose, you (plural formal) used to suppose
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Suponer in the Indicative Future

The Indicative Future of suponer is used to talk about something that will happen in the future. For example, "supondré", meaning "I will suppose".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupondréI will suppose
supondrásyou will suppose
Ella / Él / Ustedsupondrás/he will suppose, you (formal) will suppose
Nosotras / Nosotrossupondremoswe will suppose
Vosotras / Vosotrossupondréisyou (plural) will suppose
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessupondránthey will suppose, you (plural formal) will suppose
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Suponer in the Indicative Conditional

The Indicative Conditional of suponer is used to talk about something that may happen in the future, hypothesis and probabilities. For example, "supondría", meaning "I would suppose".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupondríaI would suppose
supondríasyou would suppose
Ella / Él / Ustedsupondrías/he would suppose, you (formal) would suppose
Nosotras / Nosotrossupondríamoswe would suppose
Vosotras / Vosotrossupondríaisyou (plural) would suppose
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessupondríanthey would suppose, you (plural formal) would suppose
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Suponer in the Indicative Present Perfect

The Indicative Present Perfect of suponer is used to describe actions that started recently (in the past) and are still happening now or things that have been done recently. For example, "he supuesto", meaning "I have supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohe supuestoI have supposed
has supuestoyou have supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedha supuestos/he has supposed, you (formal) have supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshemos supuestowe have supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshabéis supuestoyou (plural) have supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshan supuestothey have supposed, you (plural formal) have supposed
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Suponer in the Indicative Past Perfect

The Indicative Past Perfect of suponer is used to talk about actions that happened before another action in the past. For example, "había supuesto", meaning "I had supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabía supuestoI had supposed
habías supuestoyou had supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedhabía supuestos/he had supposed, you (formal) had supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshabíamos supuestowe had supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshabíais supuestoyou (plural) had supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabían supuestothey had supposed, you (plural formal) had supposed
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Suponer in the Indicative Future Perfect

The Indicative Future Perfect of suponer is used to talk about something that will have happened in the future after something else has already happened. For example, "habré supuesto", meaning "I will have supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabré supuestoI will have supposed
habrás supuestoyou will have supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedhabrá supuestos/he will have supposed, you (formal) will have supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshabremos supuestowe will have supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshabréis supuestoyou (plural) will have supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrán supuestothey will have supposed, you (plural formal) will have supposed
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Suponer in the Indicative Conditional Perfect

The Indicative Conditional Perfect of suponer is used to talk about something that would have happened in the future but didn’t due to another action. For example, "habría supuesto", meaning "I would have supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohabría supuestoI would have supposed
habrías supuestoyou would have supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedhabría supuestos/he would have supposed, you (formal) would have supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshabríamos supuestowe would have supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshabríais supuestoyou (plural) would have supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshabrían supuestothey would have supposed, you (plural formal) would have supposed
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Subjunctive Tenses of Suponer

Suponer in the Subjunctive Present

The Subjunctive Present is used to talk about situations of uncertainty, or emotions such as wishes, desires and hopes. It differs from the indicative mood due to the uncertainty of the events which are being spoken about. For example, "suponga", meaning "I suppose".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupongaI suppose
supongasyou suppose
Ella / Él / Ustedsupongas/he suppose, you (formal) suppose
Nosotras / Nosotrossupongamoswe suppose
Vosotras / Vosotrossupongáisyou (plural) suppose
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessuponganthey suppose, you (plural formal) suppose
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Suponer in the Subjunctive Imperfect

The Subjunctive Imperfect is used to speak about unlikely or uncertain events in the past or to cast an opinion (emotional) about something that happened in the past. For example, "supusiera", meaning "I supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupusieraI supposed
supusierasyou supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedsupusieras/he supposed, you (formal) supposed
Nosotras / Nosotrossupusiéramoswe supposed
Vosotras / Vosotrossupusieraisyou (plural) supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessupusieranthey supposed, you (plural formal) supposed
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Suponer in the Subjunctive Future

The Subjunctive Future is used For example, "supusiere", meaning "I will suppose".

PronounSpanishEnglish
YosupusiereI will suppose
supusieresyou will suppose
Ella / Él / Ustedsupusieres/he will suppose, you (formal) will suppose
Nosotras / Nosotrossupusiéremoswe will suppose
Vosotras / Vosotrossupusiereisyou (plural) will suppose
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessupusierenthey will suppose, you (plural formal) will suppose
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Suponer in the Subjunctive Present Perfect

The Subjunctive Present Perfect is used to describe past actions or events that are still connected to the present day and to speak about an action that will have happened by a certain time in the future. For example, "haya supuesto", meaning "I have supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohaya supuestoI have supposed
hayas supuestoyou have supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedhaya supuestos/he has supposed, you (formal) have supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshayamos supuestowe have supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshayáis supuestoyou (plural) have supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshayan supuestothey have supposed, you (plural formal) have supposed
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Suponer in the Subjunctive Past Perfect

The Subjunctive Past Perfect is used to speak about hypothetical situations, and actions/events that occurred before other actions/events in the past. For example, "hubiera supuesto", meaning "I had supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiera supuestoI had supposed
hubieras supuestoyou had supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiera supuestos/he had supposed, you (formal) had supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéramos supuestowe had supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshubierais supuestoyou (plural) had supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieran supuestothey had supposed, you (plural formal) had supposed
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Suponer in the Subjunctive Future Perfect

The Subjunctive Future Perfect is used For example, "hubiere supuesto", meaning "I will have supposed".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yohubiere supuestoI will have supposed
hubieres supuestoyou will have supposed
Ella / Él / Ustedhubiere supuestos/he will have supposed, you (formal) will have supposed
Nosotras / Nosotroshubiéremos supuestowe will have supposed
Vosotras / Vosotroshubiereis supuestoyou (plural) will have supposed
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedeshubieren supuestothey will have supposed, you (plural formal) will have supposed
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Imperative Tenses of Suponer

Suponer in the Imperative Affirmative

The Imperative Affirmative is used to give orders and commands, to tell someone to do something. For example, "suponga", meaning "(to you formal) suppose!".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
supón(to you) suppose!
Ella / Él / Ustedsuponga(to you formal) suppose!
Nosotras / Nosotrossupongamos(to we) suppose!
Vosotras / Vosotrossuponed(to you plural) suppose!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedessupongan(to you plural formal) suppose!
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Suponer in the Imperative Negative

The Imperative Negative is used to give orders and commands, telling someone not to do something. For example, "no suponga", meaning "(to you formal) don't suppose!".

PronounSpanishEnglish
Yo--
no supongas(to you) don't suppose!
Ella / Él / Ustedno suponga(to you formal) don't suppose!
Nosotras / Nosotrosno supongamos(to we) don't suppose!
Vosotras / Vosotrosno supongáis(to you plural) don't suppose!
Ellas / Ellos / Ustedesno supongan(to you plural formal) don't suppose!
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Example sentences and usage

  • Supongo que es diferente cuando lo consideras a largo plazo. I suppose it's different when you think about it over the long term.
  • Supongo que estarás hambriento. I suppose you're hungry.
  • Supongo que tú no puedes hacerlo. I guess that you can't do it.
  • Supongo que tienes razón. I guess you are right.
  • La moneda de oro valía aún más de lo que se suponía. The gold coin was much more valuable than was supposed.
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