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assume ˈsuːm/ verb
assumes; assumed; assuming
assume
ˈsuːm/
verb
assumes; assumed; assuming
Learner's definition of ASSUME
[+ object]
: to think that something is true or probably true without knowing that it is true
: to begin (a role, duty, etc.) as a job or responsibility
: to take or begin to have (power, control, etc.) in a job or situation
: to begin to have (a particular appearance or quality)
: to make yourself have (an appearance that does not show your true feelings) in order to deceive someone
: to place yourself in (a particular position or posture)
: to accept (a responsibility, debt, etc.)
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