presumable

[ pri-zoo-muh-buh l ]
/ prɪˈzu mə bəl /

adjective

capable of being taken for granted; probable.

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Origin of presumable

First recorded in 1685–95; presume + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM presumable

un·pre·sum·a·ble, adjectiveun·pre·sum·a·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for presumable

presumable
/ (prɪˈzjuːməbəl) /

adjective

able to be presumed or taken for granted
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