having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
"the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)"
affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
"presumptive evidence"; "a strong presumptive case is made out"
Based on presumption, probability, conjecture, hypothesis or belief
By late May, he was already considered his party's presumptive nominee.
making presumptions; behaving as one who presumes, who assumes that which they perhaps shouldn't.
Forgive me for being presumptive, but aren't you and Mark engaged?
based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof
Etymology: [Cf. F. prsomptif.]
Etymology: [Cf. F. prsomptif.]
The numerical value of presumptive in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of presumptive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of presumptive in a Sentence
On Monday 3/16/15, an envelope was received at the White House Mail Screening Facility. Initial Biological testing was negative; however, on 03/17/15, the chemical testing returned a presumptive positive for cyanide, the sample was transported to another facility to confirm the results.
We are capturing that wind and I think it could be the thing which really drives us to victory, i wouldn't see it as the wind of [ presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald ] Trump - I think there is a much wider anti-establishment feeling across the world.
Based on the fact that the Democratic nominating process is totally rigged and Crooked Hillary Clinton and Deborah Wasserman Schultz will not allow Bernie Sanders to win, and now that I am the presumptive Republican nominee, it seems inappropriate that I would debate the second place finisher, likewise, the networks want to make a killing on these events and are not proving to be too generous to charitable causes, in this case, women's health issues. Therefore, as much as I want to debate Bernie Sanders -- and it would be an easy payday -- I will wait to debate the first place finisher in the Democratic Party, probably Crooked Hillary Clinton, or whoever it may be.
Some allies of President Trump pointed Monday to new claims by a woman who said she was told about sexual assault allegations against Joe Biden decades ago, renewing attention to questions about the past behavior of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.
The trust you all have put in me as your presumptive nominee is humbling.
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