Definition of 'presumptive'
Example sentences containing 'presumptive'
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Now were thrones with their heirs presumptive seated upon them, princes, princesses, a procession of nobility, of majesty. A PLAGUE OF ANGELS (2002)Reggie, as heir presumptive, had agreed to leave his post in the City and take over as proprietor of the Manor/ hotel. WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2002)
Synonyms of 'presumptive'
assumed, believed, expected, understood
possible, likely, reasonable, credible
Trends of 'presumptive'
Used Occasionally. presumptive is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of presumptive from the Collins English Dictionary
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