Definition of Presumable

1. Adjective. Capable of being inferred on slight grounds.

Exact synonyms: Supposable, Surmisable
Similar to: Thinkable



Definition of Presumable

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

Definition of Presumable

1. Adjective. Of things capable of being presumed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Presumable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Presumable

prestretch
prestriction
prestrike
prestructure
prestructured
prestructures
prestructuring
prestrung
prests
prestudy
presuburban
presuicide
presulfided
presulfiding
presulfidings
presumable (current term)
presumably
presume
presumed
presumed(a)
presumedly
presumer
presumers
presumes
presuming
presumingly
presummer
presummit
presummits
presumption

Literary usage of Presumable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oscar Wilde, an Idler's Impression by Edgar Saltus (1917)
"Yet though he saw it, it is presumable that he forgot it. It is presumable that the grace which was his in prison departed in Paris. ..."

2. Selected Cases on the Law of Property in Land by William Albert Finch (1904)
"The " reasonably presumable intent" in annexing, as inferred from the surrounding circumstances. (i.) WHAT is MEANT BY " REASONABLY presumable INTENT. ..."

3. Rationale of Judicial Evidence, Specially Applied to English Practice by Jeremy Bentham (1827)
"SECTION V.—Affections of the Several proposed interrogators and respondents towards each other, how far presumable. Such or such a person in the character ..."

4. Ten Years in Equatoria and the Return with Emin Pasha by Gaetano Casati (1891)
"... fifty starved to death—Marno the deliverer—Cause of the obstruction on the Nile—Mehil and fula— Obstructions on the river Ghazal—presumable cause of the ..."

5. The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western States by James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow (1852)
"It ii presumable, therefore, from the known inertness of the Spanish character, and the slight progress made by them in the settle* ment of new ..."

6. Commentaries on the Law of Private Corporations by Seymour Dwight Thompson (1895)
"Whether presumable In the Case of a Subscription to a Future Corporation. — But caution should be exercised in accepting this doctrine in its application to ..."

7. The Foundations of England; Or, Twelve Centuries of British History (B.C. 55 by James Henry Ramsay (1898)
"... if used as it commonly is in the technical sense of fealty, would in itself imply vassalage on the part of the Scottish Crown. presumable But ..."

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