1. assuming

adjective. ['əˈsuːmɪŋ'] excessively forward.


  • assumptive
  • forward


  • unacknowledged
  • timid
  • aft

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Rhymes with Assuming

  • presuming
  • perfuming
  • consuming
  • resuming
  • grooming
  • fuming
  • blooming
  • zooming
  • rooming
  • puming
  • looming
  • dooming
  • booming

Sentences with assuming

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
After a rain, they become photosynthetically active and reproduce rapidly before again assuming the dormant state.

Quotes about assuming

1. The success of the suffrage movement would injure women spiritually and intellectually, for they would be assuming a burden though they knew themselves unable to bear it. It is the sediment, not the wave, of a sex. It is the antithesis of that highest and sweetest mystery - conviction by submission, and conquest by sacrifice.
- John Boyle O'Reilly

2. Hazel has to realize that her mom was wrong when she said, “I won’t be a mother anymore.” The truth is, after Hazel dies (assuming she dies), her mom will still be her mom, just as my grandmother is still my grandmother even though she has died. As long as either person is still alive, that relationship survives. (It changes, but it survives.)
- John Green

3. It was amazing how many books one could fit into a room, assuming one didn't want to move around very much.
- Brandon Sanderson, The Well of Ascension