Examples of presumably in a Sentence
presumably he's going on the trip for business reasons, but we have our doubts
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The shooter paused several times, once for nearly a minute, presumably to reload.
Five of the walls have some kind of structure on top, presumably designed to impede climbing or grappling.
Sherman played all 49 defensive snaps against the 49ers so presumably did not make the injury any worse.
Humans arrived at about the same time, clearing forests and presumably hunting orangutans.
Witnesses described a terrible scene of bursts of rapid gunfire, interrupted by silence, presumably as the gunman reloaded.
Some Justice Department lawyer is presumably already looking into whether this was a willful evasion, which can carry criminal penalties.
Thor never wears a mask and rarely wears clothing that covers his arms, presumably the better to exhibit Hemsworth’s bulging biceps.
Ready-Campbell and Built Robotics have raised some $15 million to bring this, and presumably more equipment like it, to market.
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First Known Use of presumably
Synonymsevidently, ostensibly, ostensively, apparently, putatively, seemingly, supposedly
Related Wordsexternally, outwardly, visibly; believably, credibly; assumably, likely, presumedly, probably; conceivably, maybe, mayhap, perchance, perhaps, possibly, professedly, supposably; allegedly, purportedly, reportedly, reputedly; clearly, distinctly, manifestly, obviously, plainly, self-evidently; assuredly, positively, surely
Near Antonymsimplausibly, impossibly, improbably, incredibly
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