What does it take to presume that someone is acting in good faith?
Why harp on her supposed lack of beauty and presume this drives her vision as an author?
But it is a mistake to presume that because these voters are Obama loyalists they are Democratic Party loyalists.
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.