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presumption

noun

1 presumption

An assumption that is taken for granted.

synonyms: given, precondition.

Roget 507: expectation, expectance, expectancy; anticipation, reckoning, calculation; foresight etc. 510.    contemplation, prospection, lookout; prospect, perspective, ... show more

Roget 863: rashness etc. adj.; temerity, want of caution, imprudence, indiscretion; overconfidence, presumption, audacity.    precipitancy, precipitation; impetuosity; levity; ... show more

Roget 484: belief; credence; credit; assurance; faith, trust, troth, confidence, presumption, sanguine expectation etc. (hope) 858; dependence on, ... show more

Roget 472: probability, likelihood; credibleness; likeliness etc. adj.; vraisemblance [Fr.], verisimilitude, plausibility; color, semblance, show of; presumption; ... show more



2 presumption

law An inference of the truth of a fact from other facts proved or admitted or judicially noticed.

Polish: domniemanie, presumpcja

3 presumption

Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to.

synonyms: assumption, effrontery, presumptuousness.

Roget 885: insolence; haughtiness etc. adj.; arrogance, airs; overbearance; domineering etc. v.; tyranny etc. 739.    ... show more

Roget 925: undueness etc. adj.; malum prohibitum [Lat.]; impropriety; illegality etc. 964.    falseness etc. adj.; emptiness of title, invalidity of title; illegitimacy.    ... show more

Roget 481: misjudgment, obliquity of judgment; miscalculation, miscomputation, misconception etc. (error) 495; hasty conclusion.    [causes of misjudgment. 1] prejudgment, prejudication, prejudice; foregone conclusion; ... show more

Roget 858: hope, hopes; desire etc. 865; fervent hope, sanguine expectation, trust, confidence, reliance; faith etc. (belief) 484; ... show more

Roget 514: supposition, assumption, assumed position, postulation, condition, presupposition, hypothesis, blue sky hypothesis, postulate, postulatum [Lat.], theory; thesis, theorem; ... show more

Dutch: aanmatiging, pretentie

4 presumption

A kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming.


Moby thesaurus: adventurousness, allegory, allusion, apriorism, aptitude, arcane meaning, arrogance, aspiration, assumption, assurance, assured faith, attitude, audaciousness, audacity, axiom, basis, belief, bias, boldness, brashness ... show more.

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