Part of speech:
Assume means to fulfill the obligations of someone else's position by taking over his job.
To ask for urgently or peremptorily:
To suggest drinking (a toast)
To base or establish (a statement or action, for example):
To set down or assume as fact; postulate
To make an estimate or conjecture:
A principle that is accepted as true without proof. The statement “For every two points P and Q there is a unique line that contains both P and Q ” is an axiom because no other information is given about points or lines, and therefore it cannot be proven.
An artificially produced radioactive element whose most stable isotope has a mass number of 293 and a half-life of less than one-tenth of a second.
A statement that explains or makes generalizations about a set of facts or principles, usually forming a basis for possible experiments to confirm its viability.
To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously.
To assume some truth without proof, usually for the purpose of reaching a conclusion based on that truth.
To be in need of; need
To suppose is to assume something without conviction or to assume something without full understanding or knowledge.
(Intransitive, mathematics) To determine values or solutions by a mathematical process.
To expect or intend (to do something):
Abstract reasoning; speculation:
A proposition maintained or defended in argument, formerly one publicly disputed by a candidate for a degree in a medieval university
To take for granted without proof
Reason is the cause for something to happen or the power of your brain to think, understand and engage in logical thought.
(Now Rare) To compel; require; force
To put a question to:
To have need of; require:
To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
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