verb (used with object), pre·sumed, pre·sum·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·sumed, pre·sum·ing.
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Origin of presume
OTHER WORDS FROM presumepre·sum·ed·ly [pri-zoo-mid-lee], /prɪˈzu mɪd li/, adverbpre·sum·er, nounun·pre·sumed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for presume
In less than a decade, Quartz was born, bought, sold, restructured and most recently, fell to its presumed deathbed.‘A start-up again’: New Quartz owner Zach Seward’s plan for longevity includes revenue innovation and reader support|Kayleigh Barber|November 20, 2020|Digiday
Javier Gonzalez, a community organizer who’s also the presumed victor to take over another seat on the Imperial Irrigation District’s board, said he’s “totally against” the project if it takes water away from Imperial Valley.Outsiders Are Wary of San Diego’s Multibillion-Dollar Pipeline Plan|MacKenzie Elmer|November 17, 2020|Voice of San Diego
At least one presumed advantage Gómez had was that she was already an elected official, so voters had some familiarity with her.
We would presume there will be more structural shake ups in the future.‘Tough medicine’: How agency combinations could help bolster holding companies traditional creative agencies|Kristina Monllos|November 16, 2020|Digiday
The numbers pointed to strong consumer adoption of fintech services during the pandemic, something that we presumed was not unique to PayPal itself, but was likely indicative of a generally warm environment for consumer fintech services.Square and PayPal earnings bring good (and bad) news for fintech startups|Alex Wilhelm|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
And a certain presumed presidential candidate needs to be doing it, too.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It|Michael Tomasky|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He seemed to get a little turned around on the way but managed to reach what might have been presumed to be his destination.
A few weeks before this, a video surfaced of an Ebola victim in Monrovia, Liberia who had been presumed dead.
As is common in North Korea, family members of “enemies of the people” are presumed guilty by association.How ‘Titanic ’Helped This Brave Young Woman Escape North Korea’s Totalitarian State|Lizzie Crocker|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We live in two Americas, where white people are presumed innocent until proven guilty, and black people the opposite.
In the same way the technical form and mechanism of production were presumed to respond to an automatic stimulus.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
It is to be presumed that thereafter Jacob's first inquiry must have been, "Oh now, where did you get such and such goods?"
As the members, having made the rules, are presumed to know them, they are therefore bound by them.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
High reasons of State may be presumed to have dictated the Government policy.
“No one presumed to eat a rabbit,” and the rent of rabbit-warrens sank to nothing.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper