Significado de “presume” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "presume" - Diccionario Inglés

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presumeverb

uk /prɪˈzjuːm/ us /prɪˈzuːm/

presume verb (BELIEVE)

C1 [ T ] to believe something to be true because it is very likely, although you are not certain:

[ + (that) ] I presume (that) they're not coming, since they haven't replied to the invitation.
[ + speech ] You are Dr Smith, I presume?
"Are we walking to the hotel?" "I presume not/so."
[ + obj + adj ] The boat's captain is missing, presumed dead (= it is believed that he is dead).
In British law, you are presumed innocent until you are proved guilty.
[ + obj + to infinitive ] The universe is presumed to contain many other planets with some form of life.

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presume verb (BE RUDE)

[ I ] to do something although you know that you do not have a right to do it:

[ + to infinitive ] I wouldn't presume to tell you how to do your job, but shouldn't this piece go there?
I don't wish to presume (= make a suggestion although I have no right to), but don't you think you should apologize to her?
He presumes on her good nature (= takes unfair advantage of it).

(Definition of “presume” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "presume" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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presumeverb

us /prɪˈzum/

presume verb (BELIEVE)

[ T ] to believe something to be true because it is likely, although not certain:

[ + (that) clause ] I presume (that) they’re not coming, since they haven’t replied to the invitation.
People accused of a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

presume verb (BE RUDE)

[ I ] to be rude by doing something you know that you do not have a right to do:

[ + to infinitive ] How can you presume to criticize me when you did the same thing yourself?
presumably
adverb [ not gradable ] us /prɪˈzu·mə·bli/

Presumably they can afford to buy an apartment, or they wouldn’t be looking.

(Definition of “presume” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)