adjective. ['əˈsuːmd'] adopted in order to deceive.
- put on
Words that Rhyme with Assumed
Example sentences of the word assumed
In some instances, an assumed business name may be filed with the secretary of state's office.
2. Verb, past participle
If a base is not listed, then it can always be assumed that the base is 10.
3. Verb, past tense
The Committee soon assumed absolute control over the French government, and the Reign of Terror began.
Quotes containing the word assumed
1. For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much—the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man—for precisely the same reasons.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
2. Can I help you with something?"Clary turned instant traitor against her gender. "Those girls on the other side of the car are staring at you."Jace assumed an air of mellow gratification. "Of course they are,"he said, "I am stunningly attractive.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones
3. MAS*H offered real characters and everybody identified with them because they had such soul. The humor was intelligent and it always assumed that you had an intellect.
- Loretta Swit