Complete Definition of "assume"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-assume.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
From L. term|assumere|langla (prefix|ad|sumere|langla).

Verb
en-verb|assum|ing

  1. To authenticate by means of belief; to surmise; to suppose to be true, especially without proof.
  2. To take on a position or duty.
  3. To adopt an idea or cause.

Translations
trans-top|authenticate by means of belief
Finnish: olettaa
French: assumer
German: annehmen
Italian: presupporre, ritenere
trans-mid
Japanese: ä»®å®ãã (ãã¦ããã, kateisuru)
Portuguese: supor, assumir
Spanish: suponer
trans-bottom

trans-top|take on a position
French: assumer
German: annehmen, aufnehmen, einnehmen
trans-mid
Japanese: è² ã (ãã, ou), å¼ãåãã(ã²ãããã, hikiukeru)
Spanish: asumir
trans-bottom

trans-top|adopt an idea
French: assumer
German: annehmen
trans-mid
Spanish: asumir
trans-bottom

Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Ido: asumar
ttbc|Spanish: asumir


Italian

Verb
infl|it|verb form

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular present tense|assumere#Italian|assumere|lang=Italian

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