Presume

What is Presume ?

Presume is (verb) 1. to suppose or assume something I presume this little bridge is safe for cars? The jury has to presume he is innocent until he is proved guilty. She is presumed to have fled to South America. 2. not to presume to do something not to do something because it would be rude to do it (formal.) I wouldn’t presume to contradict her she’s the expert.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level