presumeverbuk /prɪˈzjuːm/ us /-ˈzuːm/
presume verb (BELIEVE)
- You were sniffing a lot - I presumed you had a cold.
- She said it in a whisper so I presumed it wasn't common knowledge.
- "Is he coming?" "I presume so."
- Under the Bill of Rights, a person is presumed innocent until proved otherwise.
- A person accused of a crime is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
presume verb (BE RUDE)