Definitions

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  • adv. In an assumable manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By way of assumption.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • As may be assumed; presumably.

Etymologies

assumable +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will assumably be doing their usual schtick, where "being in on the joke" is half the fun.

    Chris Weigant: Entertainment and Politics

  • That's what kept Maliki in his job -- and that's what can remove him at any time with a "vote of no confidence" assumably, this is a regular feature of parliamentary governments.

    Chris Weigant: Republicans Disrespect Iraqi Democracy

  • So the column's author mocks the apparent paranoia of gun owners who (rightfully) don't want the government to classify gun ownership as an (assumably) taxable "unhealthy" lifestyle.

    Guns = "Unhealthy" Lifestyle?

  • Capitalism flourished at a time when resources were (assumably) unlimited.

    Discourse.net: It's the Known Unknowns That Worry Me

  • For assumably signing off on both the recent memo and the recent report introduced in court, Attorney General Eric Holder is our Most Disappointing Democrat Of The Week this week.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Obama 2.0?

  • It translates as "fart" for the sound of the bomb, assumably.

    Chris Weigant: Predicting Florida: Newt's Petard

  • It will assumably join the ranks of Air Force One (the presidential plane), Marine Corps One (the presidential helicopter), and the presidential limousine.

    Chris Weigant: Friday Talking Points -- Phony Vacation Outrage

  • On deck it was what I have described -- a nightmare spawn of creatures, assumably human, but malformed, mentally and physically, into caricatures of men.

    CHAPTER VI

  • 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

    Chapter 37

  • I, who am to be hanged this year, the nineteen-hundred-and-thirteenth after Christ 'ask these questions of you who are assumably Christ's followers, of you whose hangdogs are going to take me out and hide my face under a black cloth because they dare not look upon the horror they do to me while I yet live.

    Chapter 3

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