presume on/upon

Definition of presume on/upon


  1. :  to expect too much from (a relationship) in a way that shows that one does not understand one's role in the relationship :  to go beyond the proper limits of (a relationship) I don't want to presume on/upon our friendship by asking for too many favors.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to undertake without leave or clear justification :  dare

    :  to expect or assume especially with confidence

    :  to suppose to be true without proof

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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