Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a presumptive manner; by presumption or supposition grounded on probability; by previous supposition; presumably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb By presumption, or supposition grounded or probability; presumably.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a presumptive manner
  • adverb As is presumed to be the case

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb by reasonable assumption

Etymologies

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presumptive +‎ -ly

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