assumably


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.
Related to assumably: seize, assumedly, adroitly, abiding, expedite

as·sume

 (ə-so͞om′)
v. as·sumed, as·sum·ing, as·sumes
v.tr.
1. To take for granted; suppose: The study assumes that prices will rise.
2.
a. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation): assume responsibility; assume another's debts.
b. To undertake the duties of (an office): assumed the presidency.
3.
a. To take on (an appearance, role, or form, for example); adopt: "The god assumes a human form" (John Ruskin).
b. To pretend to have; feign: assume an air of authority.
4. To take over without justification; seize: assume control.
5. To clothe oneself in; don: The queen assumed a velvet robe.
6. To take up or receive into heaven.
v.intr.
To make a supposition; suppose or believe: "Is Kay's husband coming to dinner too?" "I assume so."

[Middle English assumen, from Latin assūmere : ad-, ad- + sūmere, to take; see em- in Indo-European roots.]

as·sum′a·bil′i·ty n.
as·sum′a·ble adj.
as·sum′a·bly adv.
as·sum′er n.

assumably

(əˈsjuːməblɪ)
adv
in a presumable manner
References in classic literature ?
I don't think you have read ten pages of Spencer, but there have been critics, assumably more intelligent than you, who have read no more than you of Spencer, who publicly challenged his followers to adduce one single idea from all his writings - from Herbert Spencer's writings, the man who has impressed the stamp of his genius over the whole field of scientific research and modern thought; the father of psychology; the man who revolutionized pedagogy, so that to-day the child of the French peasant is taught the three R's according to principles laid down by him.
While Vmware is not part of the deal and will remain a publicly listed company, RSA is very much part of it and assumably so is Pivotal.
Given their popularity in the assumably law-abiding public, this Court is willing to proceed under the premise that these magazines are commonly owned for lawful purposes.
footprints on the top of the same layer and assumably printed at the same time; both real footprints or homogeneous types of undertracks), the ichnocenosis or natural association of footprints that can show this type of behaviour can be associated with one of the following four types (Perez-Lorente, 2001):