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1. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof.

Synonyms

  • presuppose
  • suppose
  • presume
  • expect
  • anticipate

Antonyms

  • decolonize
  • decolonise
  • louden
  • refuse

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Assume

  • mcbroom
  • exhume
  • presume
  • perfume
  • maktoum
  • legroom
  • laplume
  • khartoum
  • deblum
  • costume
  • consume
  • resume
  • kaboom
  • entomb
  • abloom
  • vroom
  • plume
  • kume
  • hume
  • groome
  • groom
  • gloom
  • fume
  • flume
  • crume
  • croom
  • broome
  • broom
  • blume
  • blum

How do you pronounce assume?

Pronounce assume as əˈsum.

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How do you spell assume? Is it asume ?

A common misspelling of assume is asume

Sentences with assume


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Never assume you know what someone else is experiencing.

2. Verb, base form
Some actors and actresses are required to speak with an old English dialect in order to assume specific roles.

Quotes about assume


1. People instantly assume you can't have a platonic friendship with someone of the opposite sex. I think this may be specific to L.A. - or America.
- Isabel Lucas

2. We never know the quality of someone else's life, though we seldom resist the temptation to assume and pass judgement.
- Tami Hoag, Dark Horse

3. People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff.
- Steven Moffat

2. re-assume

verb. take on again, as after a time lapse.

Synonyms

  • assume
  • take on
  • take
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • stay
  • leave office
  • give

3. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities.

Synonyms

  • resume
  • take on
  • take over
  • take office

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • worst
  • inactivity
  • best

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

4. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.

Synonyms

  • re-assume
  • take on
  • change
  • take
  • acquire

Antonyms

  • inappropriateness
  • inappropriate
  • forfeit
  • derequisition

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

5. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person.

Synonyms

  • bear
  • face the music
  • accept
  • take over
  • take

Antonyms

  • outgo
  • lack
  • lose
  • repel

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

6. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] occupy or take on.

Synonyms

  • strike
  • occupy
  • fill
  • move
  • take

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

7. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] put clothing on one's body.

Synonyms

  • try
  • get dressed
  • put on
  • don
  • wear
  • slip on
  • dress
  • get into
  • hat
  • try on

Antonyms

  • slip off
  • unclasp
  • malapropos
  • improper

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

8. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] make a pretence of.

Synonyms

  • feint
  • simulate
  • feign
  • dissemble
  • pretend
  • act
  • play

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge
  • fuse

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

9. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] take up someone's soul into heaven.

Synonyms

  • receive
  • take in

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)

10. assume

verb. ['əˈsuːm'] seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession.

Synonyms

  • seize
  • appropriate
  • arrogate
  • raid
  • hijack
  • annex
  • preoccupy
  • conquer
  • take over
  • take
  • capture

Antonyms

  • go
  • obviate
  • dishonor
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • assumo (Latin)
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