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In the Hillary Clinton model, the wife chooses to support the straying husband while wearing a distressed and presumably pained expression in public. She stays in the marriage as a way to serve both her personal ambition as well as their shared ambition to achieve ever-greater positions of power and influence.
Monica Crowley

Meaning of "presumably" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PRESUMABLY

presumably  [prɪˈzjuːməblɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PRESUMABLY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Presumably is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES PRESUMABLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of presumably in the English dictionary

The definition of presumably in the dictionary is one presumes or supposes that.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PRESUMABLY


assumably
əˈsjuːməblɪ
blamably
ˈbleɪməblɪ
blameably
ˈbleɪməblɪ
conformably
kənˈfɔːməblɪ
estimably
ˈestɪməblɪ
formably
ˈfɔːməblɪ
inconsumably
ˌɪnkənˈsjuːməblɪ
inestimably
ɪnˈɛstɪməblɪ
inflammably
ɪnˈflæməblɪ
irreclaimably
ˌɪrɪˈkleɪməblɪ
irredeemably
ˌɪrɪˈdiːməblɪ
irreformably
ˌɪrɪˈfɔːməblɪ
reclaimably
rɪˈkleɪməblɪ
redeemably
rɪˈdiːməblɪ
unblamably
ʌnˈbleɪməblɪ
unblameably
ʌnˈbleɪməblɪ
unconformably
ˌʌnkənˈfɔːməblɪ
unfathomably
ʌnˈfæðəməblɪ
unreclaimably
ˌʌnrɪˈkleɪməblɪ
untamably
ʌnˈteɪməblɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PRESUMABLY

presumable
presume
presumedly
presumer
presuming
presumingly
presummit
presumption
presumptive
presumptively
presumptiveness
presumptuous
presumptuously
presumptuousness
presuppose
presupposition
presurgery
presurmise
presurvey

WORDS THAT END LIKE PRESUMABLY

ably
arguably
comfortably
considerably
inevitably
invariably
notably
noticeably
preferably
probably
reasonably
reliably
remarkably
reputably
suitably
unbelievably
undeniably
understandably
undesirably
unquestionably

Synonyms and antonyms of presumably in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PRESUMABLY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «presumably» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of presumably

Translation of «presumably» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PRESUMABLY

Find out the translation of presumably to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of presumably from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «presumably» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

推测起来
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

suponer
570 millions of speakers

English

presumably
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संभवतः
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بِصُورَةٍ مُحْتَمَلَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предположительно
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

presumivelmente
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সম্ভবতঃ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

vraisemblablement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mungkin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vermutlich
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

恐らく
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

아마
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kepiye
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

theo suy đoán
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்கூட்டிய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

असे गृहीत धरले
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

muhtemelen
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

presumibilmente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przypuszczalnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

імовірно
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

probabil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πιθανώς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vermoedelik
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

antagligen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

antakelig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of presumably

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PRESUMABLY»

The term «presumably» is very widely used and occupies the 15.970 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PRESUMABLY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «presumably» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «presumably» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about presumably

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10 QUOTES WITH «PRESUMABLY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word presumably.
1
Douglas Adams
If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.
2
H. G. Bissinger
In more than 20 years I've spent studying the issue, I have yet to hear a convincing argument that college football has anything do with what is presumably the primary purpose of higher education: academics.
3
Monica Crowley
In the Hillary Clinton model, the wife chooses to support the straying husband while wearing a distressed and presumably pained expression in public. She stays in the marriage as a way to serve both her personal ambition as well as their shared ambition to achieve ever-greater positions of power and influence.
4
Paul Graham
Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design - designing too early what a program should do.
5
Lara St. John
I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era, the violin presumably having much more history to it than the later portion that I know.
6
Steven Johnson
For decades, we've worked under the assumption that mass culture follows a steadily declining path toward lowest-common-denominator standards, presumably because the 'masses' want dumb, simple pleasures and big media companies want to give the masses what they want.
7
Frances O'Grady
The implication that women work for pin money and can manage on a worse pension, presumably by relying on husbands, riles. But even more galling for women is that few government ministers seem to even appreciate the value of the work they do.
8
David Quammen
Viruses have to live somewhere. They can only replicate in living creatures. So, when the Ebola virus disappears between outbreaks, it has to be living in some reservoir host, presumably some species of animal.
9
Dennis Ritchie
C++ and Java, say, are presumably growing faster than plain C, but I bet C will still be around.
10
Harrison Salisbury
I visited the Chinese side last year. The Chinese are in a constant state of military readiness. They have all their nuclear weapons in the area, presumably trained on targets across the border.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PRESUMABLY»

Discover the use of presumably in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to presumably and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Elckerlijck a Fifteenth Century Dutch Morality (Presumably ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Hendrik Logeman, 2012
2
Pharmaceutical Process Chemistry for Synthesis: Rethinking ...
After cooling to 30 C, hydrochloric acid is added (to pH<7) and the mixture is presumably washed with ethyl acetate. (Note: The ethyl acetate wash was omitted from the procedure description.) Sodium hydroxide (50%) is added (to pH 10–11) ...
Peter J. Harrington, 2011
3
Amadis of Gaul
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Garci Rodrguez Montalvo, 2008
4
The Syntax of Dutch
Twee3 mens2-en2 heb2-ben2 ver2moe2de2lijk2 Nau4ru1 ge1-zie-n1 two human-pl have-pl presumably Nauru ge-see-n 'Two people presumably saw Nauru.' [Two people are such that they presumably saw Nauru] b. Twee3 mens2- en2 ...
Jan-Wouter Zwart, 2011
5
Third Language Acquisition and Universal Grammar
Given the 'at birth' model, the answers to both these question would presumably be 'no'. UG in this model is not distinct from the language- specific grammar in the end state and consequently, the next language learner cannot access UG ...
Yan-kit Ingrid Leung, 2009
6
Financing Corporate Capital Formation
If the Treasury finances a deficit by issuing short-term debt, the expected return on short-term debt presumably rises in comparison to the expected returns on other assets. 1 1 Put the other way around, in this case the expected returns on other ...
Benjamin M. Friedman, 2007
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Adverbs and Modality in English
[There is evidence to support the View that it is possible for them to finish the project on schedule] Measured in terms of likelihood, PRESUMABLY, SUPPOSEDLY and PROBABLY allow for some doubt but imply the speaker's reasonable ...
Leo Hoye, 2014
8
Just the Arguments: 100 of the Most Important Arguments in ...
If P2 is true, then the following concretion of P2 is true as well: If people start from a just distributional structure like, presumably, D1 and then freely transfer their property to Wilt Chamberlain, then the distributional structure in the society will ...
Michael Bruce, Steven Barbone, 2011
9
Wrestling with Diversity
Tamir appears to endorse the desirability (and, presumably, the feasibility) of an independent Palestinian state (see, e.g., p. 160). Yet she presumably makes the judgment on a prudential basis of what is practically possible at what cost.
Sanford Levinson, 2003
10
Revelation
Presumably, the sounding of the seventh trumpet would bring about the end. But before we get to the seventh trumpet, there are two other passages: the one about the angel with the little scroll and the one about the two witnesses. This section ...
Catherine Gunsalus González, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PRESUMABLY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term presumably is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Immigration department says Tyler the Creator has not been banned …
Ms Alison has been re-posting the vicious tweets on her own page, presumably in an attempt to draw attention to the treatment she is receiving. «9news.com.au, Jul 15»
2
Roy Hibbert asked his agents to find him a coach who played in the …
The presence of Shaw on the Pacers staff for two seasons apparently gave Hibbert (and presumably others) an authority figure with some ... «Yahoo Sports, Jul 15»
3
Will Tulo's contract outweigh his talents, make Jays regret trade?
... better in the short term, and in the long term they're likely to regret having that contract on the books, just as the Rockies presumably did. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
4
Theo Epstein: All trade possiblities in play
At least one report on Monday afternoon had the Cubs and San Diego Padres talking, presumably about James Shields, who the Cubs coveted ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
5
Austin Mahone has eyes for sexy co-worker in Dirty Work music video
... mimics The Office style off-the-cuff interviews to camera, during which one worker says that Austin smells like 'new envelopes' - presumably a ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
Eagles release running back Matthew Tucker, open spot on roster
They also have just 89 players on their roster, so they can add another player, presumably a running back over the next few days. The 6-1 ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
7
61% of iPhone owners don't know the battery can be replaced, study …
Of course, Batteries Plus Bulbs presumably wants to drive people to its own repair service, but even using Apple's own replacement service can ... «Business Insider Australia, Jul 15»
8
Bobbi Kristina Brown dead at 22
It was presumably erected so a vehicle could back straight into the tent, thus preventing photographers from taking pictures of Bobbi Kristina's ... «Columbia Daily Herald, Jul 15»
9
Men: 7 tips to banish the 'Boomer Belly'
Presumably upon seeing the photographs of his new, rounder frame, he then tweeted, "Eaten way too many burgers. Need to get back into ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
10
Is Clinton's Tide Shifting?
Presumably Bloomberg would need to join the Democratic Party, but then again, has Sanders joined yet? Or would O'Malley effectively win the ... «National Journal, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Presumably [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/presumably>. Oct 2019 ».
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