Examples of presumably in a Sentence
presumably he's going on the trip for business reasons, but we have our doubts
Recent Examples of presumably from the Web
For her 20th birthday party, earlier this month, one of the decorations was a giant ice sculpture of a nude figure, presumably depicting Kylie.
So presumably there was a group of people stationed there: the king’s men and their families.
With the opposition boycotting the process altogether, all the names on the ballot presumably are Maduro supporters, and only about 25 of them are known politicians.
Presumably this trend has something to do with selection algorithms, that electronic version of Darwinian theory.
Under KMPR, South Korea—and presumably the United States—would launch attacks on the North Korean capital and all known hideouts of the the country's leadership in order to head off orders to send the country to war.
Dubovick is seeing the cans pop up on social media in faraway places, presumably valuable chips on the robust beer trading market.
The attack, presumably by Taliban fighters, occurred in Helmand province’s Nawa district, and also caused injuries to two other U.S. soldiers who are expected to survive, Davis added.
Some people - presumably still in the dark about NPR's July Fourth exercise - assumed those lines were references to President Trump and the current administration.
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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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Definition of presumably for English Language Learners
: very likely
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