Origin of putative
Examples from the Web for putatively
Yogurt is a putatively healthy product, and people in these parts are obsessed with fitness and nutrition.Frozen-Yogurt Shops Are Everywhere, but We Are Nowhere Near Saturation|Daniel Gross|July 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A putatively independent website promoting his candidacy was launched recently by Trump Organization executive Michael Cohen.
One answer: In these putatively private matters people constantly reference public standards.
The necklace had, in fact, made no end of trouble for several hundred putatively innocent and guileless passengers.The Bandbox|Louis Joseph Vance
British Dictionary definitions for putatively
Word Origin for putative
Word Origin and History for putatively
early 15c., from Middle French putatif, from Late Latin putativus "supposed," from Latin putat-, past participle stem of putare "to judge, suppose, believe, suspect," originally "to clean, trim, prune" (see pave). At first especially in putative marriage, one which, though legally invalid, was contracted in good faith by at least one party. Related: Putatively.