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Another word for presume

  1. To take for granted without proof

      1. To count or compute:
      2. To consider as being; regard as:
      3. To think or conclude:
      1. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
      2. To believe, especially on uncertain or tentative grounds:
      3. To consider to be probable or likely:
      1. To believe or suppose in advance:
      2. To require or involve necessarily as an antecedent condition:
      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. To assume or put forward, as for consideration or the basis of argument:
      2. To place firmly in position.
      1. To take for granted; suppose:
      2. To take upon oneself (a duty or obligation):
      3. To undertake the duties of (an office):
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  2. To have the courage to put forward, as an idea, especially when rebuff or criticism is likely

      1. An undertaking that is dangerous, daring, or of uncertain outcome.
      2. A business enterprise involving some risk in expectation of gain.
      3. Something, such as money or cargo, at hazard in a risky enterprise.
      1. To give a false appearance of; feign:
      2. To claim or allege insincerely or falsely:
      3. To represent fictitiously in play; make believe:
      1. A chance of being injured or harmed:
      2. Risk or danger:
      3. A possible source of danger:
      1. To have the courage required for:
      2. To challenge (someone) to do something requiring boldness:
      3. To confront boldly; brave:
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  3. To take advantage of unfairly

      1. To put into service or employ for a purpose:
      2. To avail oneself of; practice:
      3. To conduct oneself toward; treat or handle:
      1. To establish or apply as compulsory; levy:
      2. To bring about by authority or force; force to prevail:
      3. To obtrude or force (oneself, for example) on another or others.
      1. An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one.
      2. A program or system designed to take advantage of a particular error or security vulnerability in computers or networks.
      3. To employ to the greatest possible advantage:
      1. To use improperly or excessively; misuse:
      2. To hurt or injure by maltreatment; ill-use:
      3. To force sexual activity on; rape or molest.
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    treat well

Another word for presume