HyperDic: presume

English > 4 senses of the word presume:
VERBcognitionpresume, assume, take for grantedtake to be the case or to be true
socialpresume, make bold, daretake upon oneself
communicationpresumeconstitute reasonable evidence for
bodypresumetake liberties or act with too much confidence
presume > pronunciation
Soundsprihzuw'm
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English > presume: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningtake to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsassume, take for granted
Narrowerpresuppose, supposetake for granted or as a given
Broaderexpect, anticipateregard something as probable or likely
Spanishadquirir, asumir, dar por sentado, presumir, suponer
Catalanadquirir, assumir, presumir
Adjectivespresumptiveaffording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
presumptivehaving a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
Nounspresumptiona kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming
presumptionan assumption that is taken for granted
presumption(law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially / judicially noticed
English > presume: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTake upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission.
PatternSomebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymsmake bold, dare
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishdesafiar, retar
Nounspresumptiona kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming
English > presume: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningconstitute reasonable evidence for.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food"
Broadertestify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showProvide evidence for
Spanishsuponer
Adjectivespresumptiveaffording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
presumptivehaving a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
English > presume: 4 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningTake liberties or act with too much confidence.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderact, behave, doBehave in a certain manner
Spanishpresumir
Nounspresumptiona kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming
presumptionaudacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

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