verb (used with object), pre·sumed, pre·sum·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·sumed, pre·sum·ing.
Origin of presume
Synonyms for presume
Examples from the Web for presumedly
Historical Examples of presumedly
But father was in town that night—presumedly at his club, and Peter did not like to leave mother alone.Winnie Childs
C. N. Williamson
Here, presumedly, these two troubled young ladies met in a disembodied form to contend for the possession of this young man.Welsh Folk-Lore
These differences are too large and too constant in a number of presumedly allied forms to be overlooked.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
The name Brunanburh, in some presumedly corrupted form, very common.On Some Ancient Battle-Fields in Lancashire
His ordination took place in 1887, after which he held two pastorates of three years each, presumedly in Free Baptist churches.Three Thousand Years of Mental Healing
George Barton Cutten
Word Origin for presume
late 14c., "to take upon oneself, to take liberty," also "to take for granted, presuppose," especially overconfidently, from Old French presumer (12c.) and directly from Latin praesumere "anticipate," in Late Latin, "assume" (see presumption). Related: Presumed; presumedly; presuming.