presume significado, presume definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( presumes    3rd person present)   ( presuming    present participle)   ( presumed    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   If you presumethat something is the case, you think that it is the case, although you are not certain.   (=assume)  
I presume you're here on business...      V that  
Dido's told you the whole sad story, I presume?...      V that  
`Had he been home all week?'—`I presume so.'      V so  
...areas that have been presumed to be safe...      be V-ed to-inf  
The missing person is presumed dead.      be V-ed adj  
2       verb   If you say that someone presumesto do something, you mean that they do it even though they have no right to do it.  
FORMAL   They're resentful that outsiders presume to meddle in their affairs...      V to-inf  
3       verb   If an idea, theory, or plan presumes certain facts, it regards them as true so that they can be used as a basis for further ideas and theories.  
FORMAL   The legal definition of `know' often presumes mental control...      V n  
The arrangement presumes that both lenders and borrowers are rational.      V that  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


1    assume, believe, conjecture, guess     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   infer, posit, postulate, presuppose, suppose, surmise, take for granted, take it, think  
2    dare, go so far, have the audacity, make bold, make so bold, take the liberty, undertake, venture  
3    bank on, count on, depend, rely, trust  

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Consulte también:

pressure, preset, pressured, premise

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