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Synonyms for presume
prɪˈzum

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assume, presume, take for granted(verb)

    take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

    "I assume his train was late"

    Synonyms:
    adopt, take for granted, arrogate, get into, accept, strike, take on, acquire, assume, put on, make bold, usurp, dare, take, sham, take over, seize, don, take up, bear, wear, feign, simulate

  2. make bold, dare, presume(verb)

    take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission

    "How dare you call my lawyer?"

    Synonyms:
    dare, take for granted, defy, assume, make bold

  3. presume(verb)

    constitute reasonable evidence for

    "A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food"

    Synonyms:
    dare, take for granted, assume, make bold

  4. presume(verb)

    take liberties or act with too much confidence

    Synonyms:
    dare, take for granted, assume, make bold

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. presume

    The distinctive idea of assume is to take by one's own independent volition, whether well or ill, rightfully or wrongfully. One may accept an obligation or assume an authority that properly belongs to him, or he may assume an obligation or indebtedness that could not be required of him. He may assume authority or office that is his right; if he assumes what does not belong to him, he is said to arrogate or usurp it. A man may usurp the substance of power in the most unpretending way; what he arrogates to himself he assumes with a haughty and overbearing manner. One assumes the robes or insignia of office by putting them on, with or without right. If he takes to himself the credit and appearance of qualities he does not possess, he is said to affect or feign, or to pretend to, the character he thus assumes. What a debater postulates he openly states and takes for granted without proof; what he assumes he may take for granted without mention. A favorite trick of the sophist is quietly to assume as true what would at once be challenged if expressly stated. What a man claims he asserts his right to take; what he assumes he takes.

    Synonyms:
    accept, affect, appropriate, arrogate, assume, claim, feign, postulate, pretend, put on, take, usurp

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. presume

    Synonyms:
    suppose, anticipate, apprehend, venture, take for granted, conjecture, believe, deem

    Antonyms:
    infer, deduce, prove, argue, retire, withdraw, hesitate, distrust

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. presume(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    suppose, conjecture, think, surmise, believe

  2. presume(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    venture, dare, make bold

  3. presume(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    consider, deem, think, believe, suppose, take for granted

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "presume":

    assume, suppose, guess, imagine

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How to use presume in a sentence?

  1. Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner:

    Otherwise there will consequently be only two possibilities : either we carry on as until now, or there will be strict controls at the borders, but then we must presume that images of force will emerge, that the use of force will be necessary.

  2. Steve Tsang:

    No country should presume that we will engage in trading our core interests or that we will swallow the 'bitter fruit' of harming our sovereignty, security or development interests.

  3. Greg Taxin:

    It’s probably silly or foolish that they just have n’t satisfied people’s desire to know how the chain of command is working, on the other hand, I presume the CEO of United Airlines goes on vacation on a regular basis, and he’s not around to answer question or make decision and things run just fine.

  4. Martha Zierden:

    They would certainly be a special order, we presume they were given as gifts or sort of traveled from family to family.

  5. Dudley Sharp:

    Presume that people don't know and, therefore, inform them, so that knowledge is shared. Presuming knowledge, when absent, just furthers ignorance.

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