Presumably and Reportedly


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Presumably adverb – To all outward appearances.
Usage example: presumably he's going on the trip for business reasons, but we have our doubts

Reportedly and presumably are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Reportedly" instead an adverb "Presumably".
Nearby Words: presuming, presumed, presumptive, presumable
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Reportedly adverb – According to reports or other information.
Presumably and reportedly are semantically related. You can use "Presumably" instead an adverb "Reportedly".
Nearby Words: report, reported
Synonyms for Reportedly

Both words in one sentence

  • Daniel Davis has reportedly been in all but six of Shakespeare's plays, presumably thanks to his ridiculously good English accent.
  • Video Game / Return to Castle Wolfenstein They are also "reportedly" bound together as part of a witch's coven, which presumably means they can feel you killing their comrades, though this never seems to affect their morale.
  • Reportedly, many early debates in the Knesset were even held in Polish (presumably when debate got heated and the MKs started ripping into each other in their native tongues).
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