Both Uses of
- Yuk Yuk yanked the man down on the floor, and walked into the adjacent room where presumably the safe was stashed.†
Chpt 3 *
- I had disorderly conduct, resisting arrest andassaulting an officer — presumably when my foot struck one of the deputies.†
(presume as in: presumption of innocence) to think of something as true or likely, even though it is not known with certaintyeditor's notes: Something can be presumed because it seems reasonable or because there is a rule or law demanding such an assumption. For example, in the United States someone charged with a crime is presumed by law to be innocent unless they are proven guilty at a trial.