Assume synonyms

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Part of speech:
To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.
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To posit is defined as to assume as fact, to suggest or to set in place.
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With infinitive object: to be so presumptuous as (to do something) without proper authority or permission. [from 14th c.]
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To take for granted
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To require or involve necessarily as an antecedent condition:
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To ascertain is defined as to verify or confirm something.
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To assume as a truthful or accurate premise or axiom, especially as a basis of an argument.
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To form a theory or theories; speculate
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To gather or assume from what is heard, known, etc.; infer
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To realize as being; consider; think
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(Intransitive, often with on or against) To collect payments.
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To act as one appointed to decide the winners of:
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To guess (something)
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To consider (something) to be true or probable on little or no evidence:
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To take for granted
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To indicate indirectly or by allusion; hint; suggest; intimate
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To look at; to observe. [from 16th c.]
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To think about in order to understand or decide; ponder
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To make a hypothesis
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To make an estimate or conjecture:
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To judge or conclude by conjecture; guess:
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To take for granted
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To suppose or believe:
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To make a judgment about (something) without sufficient evidence; guess:
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To opine is to share your thoughts or opinion.
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To make an estimate or estimates
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Speculate is to buy or sell land or other investments that are high risk, with the goal to make a very big profit.
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To believe something without being sure; suppose
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(Idiomatic) To act on one's own authority.
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To infer by logical reasoning; reason out or conclude from known facts or general principles
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To count on
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To introduce (something) as a reasoned conclusion; to conclude by reasoning or deduction, as from premises or evidence. [from 16th c.]
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To bring about as a result; to effect; to make.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To figure something out; to deduce or discern something.
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To consider, judge, regard, or look upon (something) as.
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(Intransitive, US, dialect) To plan; to expect; to think.
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To have hope (for)
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To think, believe, or have an impression concerning.
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To accept as true, particularly without absolute certainty (i.e., as opposed to knowing)
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To take for granted
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To consider reasonable or due:
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To grant (something) as a deduction or an addition; especially to abate or deduct.
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To expect or intend (to do something):
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To make an action as if doing one thing, but actually doing another, for example to trick an opponent.
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To pretend
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To make a show of; to put on a pretence of; to feign; to assume. To make a false display of. [from 16th c.]
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To take advantage of (an opportunity or circumstance)
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To set aside for a specific use or certain person
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To ascribe or attribute without reason
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To be undecided or skeptical about:
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To take for granted
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To be certain or sure about.
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To make oneself appear to do or be doing something; to engage in make-believe.
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Alternative form of academic.
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Taken for granted
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Characterized by assumption.
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Inclined to make conjectures
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False, especially of money; intended to deceive or carry appearance of being genuine.
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Pretended; simulated; sham
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Given or received without cost or obligation; free.
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Of, relating to, or based on a hypothesis:
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Of the nature of a postulate.
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The definition of putative refers to something commonly accepted as true or thought by most to be true.
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Made to imitate something else; artificial
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Self-styled; self-proclaiming; self-proclaimed.
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Expressing inquisitive interest:
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The definition of spurious is something that is not true.
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(With infinitive) Generally considered or expected.
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The definition of theoretical is something that is based on an assumption or opinion.
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To accept legal responsibility for the act of another. See also ratify.
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(Art) The use of borrowed elements in the creation of a new work.
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The state or quality of being arrogant; overbearing pride.
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The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim.
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The antecedent of a conditional statement.
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The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
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The act of postulating or something postulated
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(Usually in the plural) A piece of real estate; a building and its adjuncts (in this sense, used most often in the plural form).
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(Law) A conclusion applied by law as to the correctness of some fact, ordinarily subject to rebuttal by contrary evidence.
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The definition of a supposition is an assumption.
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To believe in
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To gain, usually by one's own exertions; to get as one's own, as, to acquire a title, riches, knowledge, skill, good or bad habits.
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To take and follow (a course of action, for example) by choice or assent:
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To attribute a book, painting or any work of art or literature to a writer or creator.
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To ascribe (something) to a given cause, reason etc.
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To conceal; hide
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To clothe (someone with something).
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To pledge (something) as surety for a loan; to pawn, mortgage.
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Mask is defined as to cover up, conceal, disguise or hide.
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To collect.
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Simulate is defined as to imitate or take on the look of something.
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To receive into a particular relation or association, as into one's care or keeping:
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To take for granted
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(Idiomatic) To appropriate something without permission.
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To deliberately begin to do (something):
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To use and assume the coat of arms of another person.
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To let be or do without interference.
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To leave alone, let be; to stop bothering.
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adopt, acquire
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believe, take for granted
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take, undertake
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To acquire or come into (something usually undesirable); sustain:
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To assume the burden of
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To tackle an opponent in possession of the ball.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To show emotion, to grieve or be concerned about something or someone.
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To put on (a garment, etc.); dress in (a certain color or material)
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(Intransitive, with "with") To progress (with).
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To put on (clothes)
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(Idiomatic) To put on some clothes rapidly.
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To put (an article of clothing) on one's person
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(Sports) To deceive (an opponent) with a fake. Often used with out.
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To be or make an imitation or false show of; counterfeit
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To seize (property) for military or government use
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To gain possession of by prior right or opportunity, especially to settle on (public land) so as to obtain the right to buy before others.
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In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
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To take for granted without proof
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(May take two objects) To estimate or predict (a duration or probability) for (something).
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(Now chiefly UK dialectal) To ward off; prevent from approaching or entering; drive off; repel.
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To move into an object, such that one ends up inside it.
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(Idiomatic, especially of a person) To give little attention to or to underestimate the value of, to fail to appreciate.
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To send down or put forth (roots)
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To occupy; to consume (space or time).
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To offer; render:
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A surmise previously formed.
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To predicate is to agree that something is a quality or property of someone.
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To infer or conclude; to know from a different source.
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Synonym Study

  • Premise implies the setting forth of a proposition on which a conclusion can be based See also syn. study at pretend.
  • Postulate implies the assumption of something as an underlying factor, often one that is incapable of proof his argument postulates the inherent goodness of humanity
  • Presuppose may imply taking something for granted without necessarily having good reason this writer presupposes an extensive vocabulary in children or, in another sense, may imply that something is required as a preceding condition brilliant technique in piano playing presupposes years of practice
  • Presume implies the taking of something for granted or accepting it as true, usually on the basis of probable evidence in its favor and the absence of proof to the contrary the prisoner is presumed to be of sound mind
  • Assume implies the supposition of something as the basis for argument or action let us assume her motives were good
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