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Presumptive vs. Presumable

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Presumptiveadjective

Based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief.

‘By late May, he was already considered his party's presumptive nominee.’;

Presumableadjective

Capable of being presumed.

Presumptiveadjective

Making presumptions; behaving as one who presumes, who assumes that which they perhaps should not.

‘Forgive me for being presumptive, but aren't you and Mark engaged?’;

Presumableadjective

Such as may be presumed or supposed to be true; that seems entitled to belief without direct evidence.

Presumptiveadjective

Based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof.

Presumableadjective

able to be inferred on slight grounds

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Presumptiveadjective

Presumptuous; arrogant.

Presumptiveadjective

having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance;

‘the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)’;

Presumptiveadjective

affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance;

‘presumptive evidence’; ‘a strong presumptive case is made out’;

Presumptiveadjective

of the nature of a presumption; presumed in the absence of further information

‘a presumptive diagnosis’;

Presumptiveadjective

giving grounds for the inference of a fact or of the appropriate interpretation of the law.

Presumptiveadjective

another term for presumptuous

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