What is another word for presumably?

Pronunciation: [pɹɪzjˈuːməblɪ] (IPA)

Presumably is a versatile word that means "assumed to be true," but there are many synonyms that can be used in its place. For instance, "allegedly" can be used when there is limited evidence to support a claim, while "apparently" implies that something seems true based on observable facts. "Evidently" suggests that what is being said can be seen or demonstrated clearly, while "supposedly" conveys doubt or uncertainty. "Presumptively" suggests something is true until proven otherwise, while "putatively" implies a claim or belief that has not yet been confirmed. Overall, there are many words you can use to replace "presumably" depending on the context and degree of certainty.

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What are the opposite words for presumably?

Presumably is a word that indicates something is assumed to be true or likely to happen. Its antonyms are words like improbably, doubtfully, and unlikely, which express the opposite meaning of presumably. These antonyms imply uncertainty, disbelief or a lack of conviction concerning the truth of an idea. They suggest that something is questionable and, therefore, less plausible, and that people are less certain about it. While presumably conveys a sense of belief, improbably or doubtfully indicate a sense of hesitancy to believe. Thus, a thorough understanding of the antonyms associated with presumably will help people to communicate their thoughts effectively with clarity and precision.

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Usage examples for Presumably

He had quick eyes and clever fingers, and presumably, since he did his job really well, a suitably developed sense of the ludicrous.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
It was, presumably, going to have lunch before it admired Naples.
"The Furnace"
Rose Macaulay
This bill was presumably the bill for the full cost of his return.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Presumably

  • If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.
    Douglas Adams
  • We don't have sources who are dissidents on other sources. Should they come forward, that would be a tricky situation for us. But we're presumably acting in such a way that people feel morally compelled to continue our mission, not to screw it up.
    Julian Assange
  • There are lots of countries around that have weapons of mass destruction. We can't presumably attack them all.
    Bill Graham
  • Everyone by now presumably knows about the danger of premature optimization. I think we should be just as worried about premature design - designing too early what a program should do.
    Paul Graham
  • I am very lucky and grateful to have this living link to a past era, the violin presumably having much more history to it than the later portion that I know.
    Lara St. John

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