PRESUMABLY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESUMABLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
presumably
 ad.  assumedly; supposedly
Classic Sentence: (58 in 4 pages)
1  But sooner or later, he returned to Atlanta, called, presumably on Aunt Pitty, and presented Scarlett, with overdone gallantry, a box of bonbons he had brought her from Nassau.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  She understood only that before her lay a letter written by Bertha Dorset, and addressed, presumably, to Lawrence Selden.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  The quality of Mrs. Bry's hospitality, and of the tips her husband had presumably imparted, lent to the manner of the English ladies a general effusiveness which shed the rosiest light over their hostess's future.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
4  A man in shirt sleeves, presumably Del Snafflin the proprietor, shaving a man who had a large Adam's apple.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
5  Not till he had climbed to his office and found another sign on the door, another Dr. Kennicott inside, would he understand that something curious had presumably happened.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
6  Then, of course, this blood belongs to a second individual, presumably the murderer, if murder has been committed.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
7  It was cow language presumably, for the parti-coloured cow, who had thrust her head in at the door lowered her horns, lashed her tail and ambled off.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
8  Now issued black man in fuzzy wig; coffee-coloured ditto in silver turban; they signify presumably the League of.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
9  These two people are presumably dead, or we should have heard their story before now.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
10  She had a debut after the Armistice, and in February she was presumably engaged to a man from New Orleans.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
11  "It would be robbing you of the credit of the case if I was to presume to help you," remarked my friend.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
12  Or presume there's innocency in childhood.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
13  Let no one presume to give the feelings of a young woman on receiving the assurance of that affection of which she has scarcely allowed herself to entertain a hope.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
14  I presume to observe, Sir Walter, that, in the way of business, gentlemen of the navy are well to deal with.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 3
15  But surely you may put off this old lady till to-morrow: she is not so near her end, I presume, but that she may hope to see another day.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
Example Sentence:
1  Secondly, admission to a psychiatric unit has presumably been the result of distress which in many cases will persist after admission.
2  It's raining, which presumably means that your football match will be cancelled.
3  He had gone to the reception desk, presumably to check out.
4  The swimmers said the dolphins were extremely agitated and repeatedly slapped the water with their tails, presumably to try to deter the predator as it cruised nearby.
5  A former Chicagoan killed the lion on a safari, which is presumably how the specimen came to Chicago.
6  I presume that an agreement will eventually be reached.
7  We mustn't presume too much upon the reliability of such sources.
8  I presume you're here on business.
9  We are asked to presume that she is innocent.
10  Little is known of the youngest son; it is presumed that he died young.
11  The species was presumed extinct.
12  Forty per cent of the US population are women 25-65 years old, presumable the target audience.