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pre·sump·tive

 (prĭ-zŭmp′tĭv)
adj.
1. Based on a presumption; presumed: the party's presumptive nominee.
2. Providing a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance: presumptive evidence.
3. Usage Problem Presumptuous: presumptive behavior.

pre·sump′tive·ly adv.
Usage Note: Presumptive is sometimes used with the meaning of "arrogant, presumptuous," as in It was very presumptive of you to speak to the senator in such an offhand manner. The Usage Panel overwhelmingly disapproves of this usage, with 83 percent rejecting the previous sentence and a similar example as well in our 2009 survey.

presumptive

(prɪˈzʌmptɪv)
adj
1. based on presumption or probability
2. affording reasonable ground for belief
3. (Biology) of or relating to embryonic tissues that become differentiated into a particular tissue or organ: presumptive epidermis.
preˈsumptively adv
preˈsumptiveness n

pre•sump•tive

(prɪˈzʌmp tɪv)

adj.
1. affording ground for presumption: presumptive evidence.
2. based on likelihood or presumption: the presumptive heir.
3. regarded as such by presumption; based on inference.
4. pertaining to the part of an embryo that, in the course of normal development, will predictably become a particular structure or region.
pre•sump′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.presumptive - having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance; "the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)"
probable, likely - likely but not certain to be or become true or real; "a likely result"; "he foresaw a probable loss"
2.presumptive - affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance; "presumptive evidence"; "a strong presumptive case is made out"
believable, credible - capable of being believed; "completely credible testimony"; "credible information"

presumptive

presumptive

adjective
1. Based on probability or presumption:
Idiom: taken for granted.
2. Presumed to be true, real, or genuine, especially on inconclusive grounds:
Translations

presumptive

[prɪˈzʌmptɪv]
A. ADJ [heir] → presunto
B. CPD presumptive evidence Npruebas fpl presuntivas

presumptive

adj
(Jur) presumptive evidenceIndizien (→ beweis m) pl; presumptive caseIndizienprozess m
(= likely) heir presumptivemutmaßlicher Erbe