PUTATIVE. Reputed to be that which is not. The word is frequently used, as
putative father, (q.v.) putative marriage, putative wife, and the like. And
Toullier, tome 7, n. 29, uses the words putative owner, proprietare putatif.
Lord Kames uses the same expression. Princ. of Eq. 391.accountable
, accounted as
, derivable from
, referred to
, taken for granted