verb (assum, ing)
- To authenticate by means of belief; to surmise; to suppose to be true, especially without proof.
- To take on a position or duty.
- To adopt an idea or cause.
Etymology: From (term, assumere, lang=la) ((prefix, ad, sumere, lang=la)).
- French: assumer
- German: annehmen
- Italian: presupporre, ritenere
- Spanish: asumir
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