Meaning of ASSUMPTION in English


n. 25B6; noun

an informed assumption : SUPPOSITION, presumption, belief, expectation, conjecture, speculation, surmise, guess, premise, hypothesis; conclusion, deduction, inference, notion, impression.

her assumption of ease : PRETENCE, simulation, affectation.

the early assumption of community obligation : ACCEPTANCE, shouldering, tackling, undertaking.

the assumption of power by revolutionaries : SEIZURE, arrogation, appropriation, expropriation, commandeering, confiscation, hijacking, wresting.

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