adverb pre·sum·ably \-blē\

: very likely

Full Definition of PRESUMABLY

:  by reasonable assumption

Examples of PRESUMABLY

  1. <presumably he's going on the trip for business reasons, but we have our doubts>

First Known Use of PRESUMABLY

PRESUMABLY Defined for Kids


adverb pre·sum·ably \pri-ˈzü-mə-blē\

Definition of PRESUMABLY for Kids

:  it seems likely :  probably <Since he likes art, he will presumably enjoy the museum.>


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