Adjective "Presumptive" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Presumptive


    Definition:

    1. affording ground for presumption: presumptive evidence.

    2. based on likelihood or presumption: a presumptive title; the presumptive nominee.

    3. regarded as such by presumption; based on inference.

    4. Embryology. pertaining to the part of an embryo that, in the course of normal development, will predictably become a particular structure or region.

    Examples:

    "diagnoses can be presumptive."

    "taxes can be presumptive."

    "penalties can be presumptive."

    "midbrains can be presumptive."

    "shares can be presumptive."

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