Definitions of presumed

  1.   of Presume
  2.   presumed to be true in the absence of proof to the contrary; " the presumed reason for his anger"

Usage examples for presumed

  1. This he proved with a courteous clasp of the girl and a show of the salute on her cheek, which he presumed to take at the night's farewell. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. She had taken Banks with her, obviously; but that action need not be presumed to have any romantic significance. ” – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  3. Lady Grace, who was also leaving the following morning, may be presumed to have echoed it with far more sorrow. ” – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  4. All persons and people are presumed to have framed their contracts, statutes and constitutions with reference to them. ” – The Unconstitutionality of Slavery by Lysander Spooner
  5. You have presumed he said, to say to me what I would not have believed any representative of your corporation would dare to say. ” – The Long Lane's Turning by Hallie Erminie Rives