Definition of presumably in English:

presumably

adverb

  • sentence adverb Used to convey that what is asserted is very likely though not known for certain.

    ‘it was not yet ten o'clock, so presumably the boys were still at the pub’
    • ‘Since this film is being made in Hollywood, presumably its main audience will be American.’
    • ‘This week dozens of framed prints were on sale elsewhere, presumably bankrupt stock.’
    • ‘At least four panels and two small decorations are missing, presumably destroyed.’
    • ‘Persistent attempts to do so would presumably earn him the red card of expulsion from the chamber.’
    • ‘Whether it was easier to shop is arguable, because presumably the number of staff are also at a minimum.’
    • ‘Rewriting of history for bellicose use can also, presumably, be a very fine art.’
    • ‘He will also be a star of Romeo And Juliet - which presumably means making more love?’
    • ‘That we hear not even a peep from him is presumably due to the fact that too many sponsors and cronies are in on the great land scam.’
    • ‘The lift wouldn't work, presumably because it was too heavy, being gold plated and all.’
    • ‘At least if we were all locked in, we presumably didn't have to be Houdini to get out.’
    • ‘He presumably sees nothing wrong in using the police for propaganda purposes.’
    • ‘No protest at these inconsistencies, so presumably no one has a right to now.’
    • ‘The morphine sounds ominous, but it was presumably to alleviate the ski injury.’
    • ‘This club could attract people into the late evening and presumably the early hours of the morning.’
    • ‘The series was then filmed in Warsaw, presumably because costs were lower there.’
    • ‘It is for that reason that you would presumably assert a right to be heard this morning?’
    • ‘Motorcyclists are vulnerable at all times and presumably use the roads in full knowledge of this.’
    • ‘If monetary policy were inappropriate, presumably risks would never be in balance.’
    • ‘Then, presumably, the state will be drafted back in to provide further subsidies.’
    i assume, i expect, i believe, i presume, i take it, i suppose, i imagine, i dare say, i would have thought, it is to be presumed, i guess, in all probability, probably, in all likelihood, all things being equal, all things considered, as like as not, as likely as not, doubtless, undoubtedly, no doubt, without doubt
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Pronunciation

presumably

/prɪˈzjuːməbli/