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Dictionary entry overview: What does presumptive mean?
• PRESUMPTIVE (adjective)
The adjective PRESUMPTIVE has 2 senses:
1. having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
2. affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
Familiarity information: PRESUMPTIVE used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||presumptive [BACK TO TOP]|
Having a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance
the presumptive heir (or heir apparent)
|Sense 2||presumptive [BACK TO TOP]|
Affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
presumptive evidence / a strong presumptive case is made out
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