presumptive heir

presumptive heir
presumptive heir see heir

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  • Presumptive heir — Presumptive Pre*sump tive, a. [Cf. F. pr[ e]somptif.] 1. Based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof. [1913 Webster] 2. Presumptuous; arrogant. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • presumptive heir — Law. See heir presumptive. [1620 30] * * * presumptive heir, = heir presumptive. (Cf. ↑heir presumptive) …   Useful english dictionary

  • presumptive heir — Law. See heir presumptive. [1620 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • presumptive heir — See heir presumptive …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • presumptive heir — assumed inheritor …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heir — / ar/ n: one who inherits or is entitled to succeed to the possession of property after the death of its owner: as a: one who by operation of law inherits the property and esp. the real property of a person who dies without leaving a valid will… …   Law dictionary

  • Presumptive — Pre*sump tive, a. [Cf. F. pr[ e]somptif.] 1. Based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof. [1913 Webster] 2. Presumptuous; arrogant. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] {Presumptive evidence}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Presumptive evidence — Presumptive Pre*sump tive, a. [Cf. F. pr[ e]somptif.] 1. Based on presumption or probability; grounded on probable evidence; probable; as, presumptive proof. [1913 Webster] 2. Presumptuous; arrogant. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • heir presumptive — see heir Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. heir presumptive n …   Law dictionary

  • heir — Synonyms and related words: aftermath, apparent heir, backup man, beneficiary, beneficiary heir, breed, brood, children, conclusion, consequence, coparcener, descendant, descendants, descent, dynasty, effect, family, fideicommissary heir,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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