Definitions for "Presumption"
The act of presuming, or believing upon probable evidence; the act of assuming or taking for granted; belief upon incomplete proof.
Ground for presuming; evidence probable, but not conclusive; strong probability; reasonable supposition; as, the presumption is that an event has taken place.
A fact that the law requires the court to deduce from another fact or facts shown by the state of the evidence unless that fact is overcome by other evidence before the court.
The act of venturing beyond due beyond due bounds; an overstepping of the bounds of reverence, respect, or courtesy; forward, overconfident, or arrogant opinion or conduct; presumptuousness; arrogance; effrontery.
audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"
Without a compelling affirmative case (in Policy debate), the negative wins. Negatives are innocent until proven guilty. Go with the least risk.
This is an argument that states the status quo should be maintained until sufficient reasons have been proven to warrant the change desired by the affirmative. This does not mean that the status quo is necessarily good, only that we presume that it is good until it is proven otherwise.
That which is presumed or assumed; that which is supposed or believed to be real or true, on evidence that is probable but not conclusive.
a belief based on a probability
a probable conjecture about something which is uncertain
a kind of discourtesy in the form of an act of presuming; "his presumption was intolerable"
the teaching that a person can save himself apart from God's work and/or that a person's works are not needed for salvation.
A statement concerning what people ordinarily expect to happen in the course of normal events.
a way of being inclusive in the acceptance of such claims given that it is not possible to distinguish among them