presume

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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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Meanwhile, it seems to us that Alder Hey has gone a step too far in presuming upon the goodwill of its staff.
He was blind to the intellectual and scholarly virtues that lay beyond the sphere of his authority as York Herald, and the inference that his prerogative had been challenged by Britannia led him to try to intimidate its author by presuming upon the authority of his office.
After defying Louis and presuming upon Frederick's friendship, he invents his own fantasy kingdom at Ferney.