Definition of 'presumably'
Video: pronunciation of 'presumably'
Example sentences containing 'presumably'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
On the other, presumably it makes your life easier when it comes to December. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Presumably this means he'll get to see more of Daisy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Presumably your pals make you pay the bill when you go out for dinner or drinks? The Sun (2012)Presumably they were ones old enough to remember being in government. The Sun (2013)And presumably that includes actually retaining them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Presumably you mean the nodding dog in the insurance ads? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Presumably the one with tears in its eyes? The Sun (2008)Presumably that means all of their replacements are mustard. The Sun (2012)The upgrading of cannabis is presumably intended to trigger a tougher enforcement policy towards its users and dealers. Times, Sunday Times (2009) After all, presumably they know how to display art well. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That presumably includes the ones we're having affairs with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Presumably that includes full hair and make-up. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Which presumably means he's now single. The Sun (2014) Presumably it meant enough people, but not too many. A Plague of Angels (1993)Our first dinner was in a pleasant restaurant overlooking the river, presumably the same one seen earlier from the terrace. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Presumably after booking himself for time-wasting! The Sun (2012)Presumably ones without an Equity card. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our overcrowded capital is presumably not one of them, but what might it look like if the trend extends this far? Times, Sunday Times (2007)He can, presumably, make hay all summer? Times, Sunday Times (2009)And, presumably, make you feel tranquil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This will presumably include expenditure on the Armed Services. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Presumably these included: 'Do any of you actually know each other? The Sun (2006)And the third one, presumably, to do not so well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)These things, presumably there to make things more digestible, really made it all much harder to swallow. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Should I keep both cheques, or only the one that she presumably intended me to get? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Should I cash both of the cheques, or keep only the one she presumably intended me to get? Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'presumably'
Very Common. presumably is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'presumably'
British English: presumably /prɪˈzjuːməblɪ/ ADVERB
If you say that something is presumably true, you mean that you think it is true, although you are not certain.
Presumably the front door was locked?
- American English: presumably
- Arabic: بِصُورَةٍ مُحْتَمَلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: presumivelmente
- Chinese: 推测起来
- Croatian: vjerojatno
- Czech: pravděpodobně
- Danish: antagelig
- Dutch: vermoedelijk
- European Spanish: suponer
- Finnish: oletettavasti
- French: vraisemblablement
- German: vermutlich
- Greek: πιθανώς
- Italian: presumibilmente
- Japanese: 恐らく
- Korean: 아마
- Norwegian: antakelig
- Polish: przypuszczalnie
- European Portuguese: presumivelmente
- Romanian: probabil
- Russian: предположительно
- Spanish: suponer
- Swedish: antagligen
- Thai: ที่น่าเป็นไปได้
- Turkish: olasılıkla
- Ukrainian: імовірно
- Vietnamese: theo suy đoán
Definition of presumably from the Collins English Dictionary
GDPR, yanny/laurel & MadaBaka Beat: May’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this May with Robert Groves.
Ruby Chocolate, Fatberg & Right to be Forgotten: April’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this month with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.