- suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability；take for granted that something exists or is the case
verb: presume, 3rd person present: presumes, gerund or present participle: presuming, past tense: presumed, past participle: presumed
- 1. suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability I presumed that the man had been escorted from the building two of the journalists went missing and are presumed dead 同義詞
- ▪ take for granted that something exists or is the case the argument presumes that only one person can do the work
- 2. be arrogant or impertinent enough to do something kindly don't presume to issue me orders in my own house 同義詞
- ▪ make unjustified demands; take liberties forgive me if I have presumed
- ▪ unjustifiably regard (something) as entitling one to privileges he was wary of presuming on the close friendship between them
- suppose that something is the case on the basis of probability: I presumed that the man had been escorted from the building the two men were presumed dead when the wreck of their boat was found
Oxford American Dictionary
通常 presume較有根據. 例如 Based on the evidences, the judge presumed...例如 I assumed that he killed her. 總而言之 用 presume 通常用presume 可對假設講出個所以然來 用 assume 則比較有主觀的 預測性 參考...
... storehouse of raw materials. 海洋是世界上最大的原料寶庫。 ※assume/presume的用法和差別? I presume this decision is final.（猜想） I assume...
suppose帶有點期待的意味，較口語化 assume則是有點遲疑，不確定 presume的猜測比assume更遲疑