presumed[ pri-zoom ]SEE DEFINITION OF presumed
Synonyms for presumed
- count on
- bank on
- be afraid
- jump the gun
- take for granted
- take it
Antonyms for presumed
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRESUMED
But I presumed she had some other view in coming to me, than she had hitherto acquainted me with.
With them, the crook is presumed guilty at the outset of whatever may be charged against him.
He had not thought much about it, but he presumed that in a sense she was.
It is to be presumed that the major was less bewildered than he looked.
Although we find religion against us, we have not yet presumed those who do.
He presumed far this afternoon—only the man's position saved him with me!
All observed this sudden change, though no one presumed to comment on it.
It was presumed, at least, that everyone was singing a prayer for the heathen.
Said she presumed likely you'd want to open 'em by yourself.
You are wrong, and since you presumed to judge me then you must listen to me now.
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.