Presurmise
Presurmise Pre`sur*mise", n. A surmise previously formed. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • presurmise — index conjecture, expectation, foregone conclusion, forejudge, preconceive, preconception, predetermination, predetermine …   Law dictionary

  • presurmise — n. /pree seuhr muyz , pree serr muyz/; v. /pree seuhr muyz /, n., v., presurmised, presurmising. n. 1. a surmise previously formed. v.t. 2. to surmise beforehand. [1655 65; PRE + SURMISE] * * * presurmise /prē sər mīzˈ/ (Shakespeare) noun A… …   Useful english dictionary

  • presurmise — n. /pree seuhr muyz , pree serr muyz/; v. /pree seuhr muyz /, n., v., presurmised, presurmising. n. 1. a surmise previously formed. v.t. 2. to surmise beforehand. [1655 65; PRE + SURMISE] * * * …   Universalium

  • presurmise — n. presupposition, advance assumption; advance feeling, premonition v. suppose in advance, conjecture ahead of time; sense in advance, perceive ahead of time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • presurmise — /prisəˈmaɪz/ (say preesuh muyz) noun a surmise previously formed …   Australian English dictionary

  • Foresight — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Foresight >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 foresight foresight prospicience prevision long sightedness Sgm: N 1 anticipation anticipation Sgm: N 1 providence providence &c.(preparation) 673 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • conjecture — I noun assumption, belief, guess, guesswork, hypothesis, imputation, inference, opinion, postulate, postulation, presumption, presupposition, presurmise, speculation, supposal, supposition, surmise, suspicion, theory, thesis, unverified… …   Law dictionary

  • presume — pre·sume /pri züm/ vt pre·sumed, pre·sum·ing: to suppose to be true without proof or before inquiry: accept as a presumption must presume the defendant is innocent Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • expectation — I noun anticipation, assurance, awaiting, calculation, contemplation, expectance, expectancy, exspectatio, foreboding, forefeeling, foreknowledge, foresight, hope, intention, misgiving, opinio, preconception, presentiment, presumption, presurmise …   Law dictionary

  • foregone conclusion — I noun forejudgment, foreordination, inevitable result, one sidedness, partiality, preconceived idea, preconclusion, predecision, predesigned conclusion, predetermination, predetermined conclusion, predilection, predisposition, prejudged… …   Law dictionary

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