presume

All Verb Noun
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  • Both are presumed dead, though it is later revealed that neither one died.
  • I presume there will be some future projects for me to work on.
  • Jack is again presumed dead after a car accident, although his body is never found.
  • Let none of us presume to judge the brother who has gone. Cited from The Second Chance, by Nellie L. McClung
  • He is presumed dead, although his body has never been found.
  • I presume he had thought more on the subject previously than the rest of us had done. Cited from Left on Labrador, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • She was never heard from again, and when she failed to return, was presumed lost.
  • He presumes to hold this last quality to be of no small importance. Cited from Ivanhoe, Walter Scott [#1] OBI/Wiretap/Gutenberg
  • And I presume they will both some day love someone else better than their father. Cited from Elsie at Home, by Martha Finley
  • I presume that you can get along very well on shore. Cited from Boy Scouts in the Philippines, by G. Harvey Ralphson
  • I shall have to presume upon your good nature to ask your advice and help once more. Cited from High Noon, by Anonymous
  • I presume he should know, having helped to carry them down that twelve-mile trail. Cited from I Married a Ranger, by Dama Margaret Smith
  • I presume he has left Paris, as I can hear nothing of him. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 6, ed. by Lipscomb and Bergh
  • If she was still able to bear children, then she was presumed innocent.
  • Some time later she was caught up in a severe storm and was presumed lost at sea.
  • I presume you know that I am the president of this road. Cited from Bob Chester's Grit, by Frank V. Webster
  • I presume I may believe that such is the case with you. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • It can almost certainly be presumed that bird eggs are also taken when found.
  • If any one presumes to challenge my position, I shall make short work of him. Cited from The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie
  • By the by, what is your name, if I may presume to ask? Cited from A Middy in Command, by Harry Collingwood
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Meaning of presume

  • verb Constitute reasonable evidence for
    A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food
  • verb Take liberties or act with too much confidence