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Definition of "assume":

verb: put clothing on one's body

"The queen assumed the stately robes"


verb: take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

"She assumed strange manners"


verb: take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof

"I assume his train was late"


verb: take up someone's soul into heaven

"This is the day when May was assumed into heaven"


verb: make a pretence of

"She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"


verb: occupy or take on

"He assumes the lotus position"


verb: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

"He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"


verb: take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person


verb: take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

"When will the new President assume office?"



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