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Another word for assumption

  1. The act of taking something for oneself

      1. The act of usurping, especially the wrongful seizure of royal sovereignty.
      2. A wrongful seizure or exercise of authority or privilege belonging to another; an encroachment:
      1. The act or an instance of seizing or the condition of being seized.
      2. A sudden attack, spasm, or convulsion, as in epilepsy or another disorder.
      1. The right to purchase something before others, especially the right to purchase public land that is granted to one who has settled on that land.
      2. A purchase made by such a right.
      3. Prior seizure of, appropriation of, or claim to something, such as property.
      1. The act of appropriating.
      2. Something appropriated, especially public funds set aside for a specific purpose.
      3. A legislative act authorizing the expenditure of a designated amount of public funds for a specific purpose.
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  2. Something taken to be true without proof

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  3. The state or quality of being impudent or arrogantly self-confident

Another word for assumption

  1. The act of taking for granted

  2. Something assumed

      1. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn.
      2. One of the propositions in a deductive argument.
      3. Either the major or the minor proposition of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is drawn.
      1. To assume or assert the truth, reality, or necessity of, especially as a basis of an argument:
      2. To propose as a hypothesis or explanation:
      3. To assume as a premise or axiom; take for granted.
      1. A set of statements or principles devised to explain a group of facts or phenomena, especially one that has been repeatedly tested or is widely accepted and can be used to make predictions about natural phenomena.
      2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
      3. A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
      1. A tentative explanation for an observation, phenomenon, or scientific problem that can be tested by further investigation.
      2. Something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption.
      3. The antecedent of a conditional statement.
  3. The act of becoming responsible for