- vt. 假定；推测；擅自；意味着
- vi. 相信；擅自行为
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- presume (v.)
- late 14c., "to take upon oneself, to take liberty," also "to take for granted, presuppose," especially overconfidently, from Old French presumer (12c.) and directly from Latin praesumere "anticipate," in Late Latin, "assume" (see presumption). Related: Presumed; presumedly; presuming.
- 1. They're resentful that outsiders presume to meddle in their affairs.
- 2. Dido's told you the whole sad story, I presume?
- 3. I would not presume to censure Osborne for hating his mother.
- 4. "Had he been home all week?"— 'I presume so.'
- 5. "Count Dracula, I presume," I said wittily.
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