Definitions: (noun) A presumption is a belief that something is true without knowing for sure.
Examples: (noun) Her presumption is that the company will need to cut jobs if it is to survive. (noun) After the news story, the strong presumption of his guilt has changed to a stronger presumption of innocence.
Synonyms: nouns: assumption, belief, hypothesis.
Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 6 A