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Synonyms for presume

Synonyms for presume

to take for granted without proof

to have the courage to put forward, as an idea, especially when rebuff or criticism is likely

to take advantage of unfairly

Synonyms for presume

take to be the case or to be true

take upon oneself

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constitute reasonable evidence for

take liberties or act with too much confidence

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TFA chairman Greg Bliss said: "Most tenant farmers will have presumed upon receiving payments by March when they were preparing their cash flows last year.
81) By referring to "compensatory," rather than "nominal damages," the Seventh Circuit skirted the issue of whether a jury should have to find nominal damages before awarding punitive damages, concluding in effect that injury, functionally equivalent to nominal damages, is presumed upon a violation of Title VII.
83) The plaintiff relied upon the rationale of Timm and asserted that although she had not requested nominal damages, they were presumed upon a violation of Title VII.
Piphus and its progeny (86) federal courts presume the existence of nominal damages, and therefore injury, upon a constitutional violation of [section] 1983, (87) no circuit directly faced with the issue has held that injury and nominal damages are presumed upon a violation of Title VII.
Understandably, not even the Timm court was willing to allow the plaintiff's $15,000 punitive damage award to stand without first deciding, albeit incorrectly, that injury should be presumed upon a statutory violation.