presume [-d, presuming, -s] v
Fr. présumer or L. præsūm-ěre, take before, anticipate, take for granted, assume, suppose, dare < præ, before + sūmere, take.
- Dare; venture; try; aspire; make an arrogant attempt.
- Usurp; take liberties; take advantage of something or someone; seize without right; take possession unlawfully; lay claim to something without proper authority.
- Suppose; assume; guess; conjecture; suspect; expect; anticipate; take for granted; believe without proof.
- [Fig.] know; be certain; be aware; have foreknowledge.