HyperDic: presumption

English > 4 senses of the word presumption:
NOUNcognitionpresumption, given, preconditionan assumption that is taken for granted
cognitionpresumption(law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially / judicially noticed
attributepresumption, presumptuousness, effrontery, assumptionaudacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to
actpresumptiona kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming
presumption > pronunciation
Soundsprihzah'mpshahn; priyzah'mpshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > presumption: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAn assumption that is taken for granted.
Synonymsgiven, precondition
Broaderassumption, supposition, supposalA hypothesis that is taken for granted
Spanishdado, precondición, presunción, presuposición, presupuesto
Catalanpressuposició, pressupost, presumpció
Verbspresumetake to be the case or to be true
English > presumption: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaning(law) an inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially / judicially noticed.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderinference, illationThe reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation
Spanishpresunción
Verbspresumetake to be the case or to be true
English > presumption: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningaudacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to.
Synonymspresumptuousness, effrontery, assumption
Narroweruppityness, uppishnessassumption of airs beyond one's station
Broaderaudacity, audaciousnessaggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
Spanishpresuntuosidad
Catalanpresumptuositat
Adjectivespresumptuousexcessively forward
Verbspresumetake liberties or act with too much confidence
English > presumption: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming.
Example"his presumption was intolerable"
Broaderdiscourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activityA lack of politeness
Adjectivespresumptuousexcessively forward
Verbspresumetake liberties or act with too much confidence
presumetake to be the case or to be true
presumetake upon oneself

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