presumably

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adverb pre·sum·ably \-blē\

Definition of presumably

  1. :  by reasonable assumption

Examples of presumably in a sentence

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

1846

First Known Use of presumably

1846


PRESUMABLY Defined for English Language Learners

presumably

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adverb pre·sum·ably \-blē\

Definition of presumably for English Language Learners

  • : very likely


PRESUMABLY Defined for Kids

presumably

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adverb pre·sum·ably \pri-ˈzü-mə-blē\

Definition of presumably for Students

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



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