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1. assumption

noun. ['əˈsʌmpʃən'] a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn.

Synonyms

  • scenario
  • premiss
  • condition
  • subsumption
  • minor premiss
  • premise
  • thesis
  • minor premise
  • stipulation
  • precondition
  • postulate
  • major premise
  • posit

Antonyms

  • continuance
  • continuation
  • monetization
  • defeat

Etymology

  • assumpcioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Basic Assumption

  • presumption
  • consumption
  • resumption
  • gumption

2. assumption

noun. ['əˈsʌmpʃən'] a hypothesis that is taken for granted.

Synonyms

  • groundwork
  • cornerstone
  • fundament
  • constatation
  • possibility
  • basic assumption
  • given
  • precondition
  • base
  • supposition
  • theory
  • conclusion
  • self-evident truth
  • presumption
  • basis
  • foundation
  • hypothesis

Antonyms

  • superior
  • holism
  • atomism
  • unbelief

Etymology

  • assumpcioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. assumption

noun. ['əˈsʌmpʃən'] the act of taking possession of or power over something.

Synonyms

  • laying claim

Antonyms

  • impossibility
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • assumpcioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. Assumption

noun. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended.

5. assumption

noun. ['əˈsʌmpʃən'] audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to.

Synonyms

  • presumption
  • audacity
  • uppishness
  • uppityness
  • audaciousness
  • presumptuousness

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • assumpcioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. assumption

noun. ['əˈsʌmpʃən'] the act of assuming or taking for granted.

Synonyms

  • human action
  • act
  • deed
  • position

Antonyms

  • nonbeing
  • misconception
  • disinclined
  • unacknowledged

Etymology

  • assumpcioun (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] pertaining to or constituting a base or basis.

Synonyms

  • fundamental
  • elementary
  • underlying
  • rudimentary
  • primary
  • grassroots
  • radical
  • basal
  • elemental

Antonyms

  • legitimate
  • right
  • superior
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality.

Synonyms

  • canonical
  • standard

Antonyms

  • insignificant
  • difficult
  • explicit

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base.

Synonyms

  • alkaline

Antonyms

  • amphoteric
  • outfield

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] serving as a base or starting point.

Synonyms

  • first

Antonyms

  • noble
  • genuine

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word basic-assumption


1. Noun Phrase
People will make a basic assumption about you depending on how well kept your yard is, so neat, well-trimmed bushes and shrubs will lead to better first impressions with neighbors and other visitors to your home.

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