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Princeton's WordNet

  1. presumably, presumptivelyadverb

    by reasonable assumption

    "presumably, he missed the train"


  1. presumablyadverb

    Able to be sensibly presumed.

    Presumably, he will attend the opening

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Presumablyadverb

    Without examination.

    Etymology: from presume.

    Authors presumably writing by common places, wherein, for many years, promiscuously amassing all that make for their subject, break forth at last into useless rhapsodies. Brown.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Presumablyadverb

    in a presumable manner; by, or according to, presumption

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presumably' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3344

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presumably' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1413

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'presumably' in Adverbs Frequency: #231

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of presumably in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of presumably in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of presumably in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    This isnt the first time that happened, you saw it right after I did my testimony, and they said, Oh, Donald Trump Jr. had the Wikileaks information, because presumably, Adam Schiff leaked it right after my testimony to them, and conveniently took out the one before the four, turning the 14th into the 4th, meaning I had it six days before the world saw it, as opposed to four days after the entire world saw it.

  2. Daniela Mardarovici:

    Brainard's stock was rising when many thought it was presumably better to not tighten interest rates too quickly, biden's comments on inflation [ have ] changed that balance.

  3. Kenneth Gross:

    He's making money off the campaign, presumably, as profit for these companies that are servicing the campaign, whether it's a vineyard, you know, selling wine to the campaign, or whether it's hotels, or selling space at Mar-a-Lago, or the airline, now he may promote that as part of his business acumen: ‘Look, I'm a candidate plus I'm making money.’ But that can come back to haunt, as well; I mean, you know, people may say, ‘Wait a minute, it looks like too much self-dealing here.’.

  4. Sean King Park Strategies:

    (Concerning Shinzo Abe's visit to the Yasukuni Shrine) "This might be just the thing to push South Korean President Park Geun Hye a little bit closer back in China's direction, just as she was presumably pulling away.

  5. Peter Lenz:

    They build advertising information out of data, more data for them presumably means more profit.

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