Definition of presumably in English:
Used to convey that what is asserted is very likely though not known for certain: it was not yet ten o’clock, so presumably the boys were still at the pub
More example sentences
- It is for that reason that you would presumably assert a right to be heard this morning?
- At least if we were all locked in, we presumably didn't have to be Houdini to get out.
- Whether it was easier to shop is arguable, because presumably the number of staff are also at a minimum.
I assume, I expect, I believe, I presume, I take it, I suppose, I imagine, I dare say, I would have thought, it is to be presumed, I guess, in all probability, probably, in all likelihood, all things being equal, all things considered, as likely/like as not, doubtless, undoubtedly, no doubt, without doubt;
on the face of it, apparently, seemingly
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