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as·sume / əˈsoōm/ • v. [tr.] 1. suppose to be the case, without proof: you're afraid of what people are going to assume about me. 2. take or begin to have (power or responsibility). ∎  seize (power or control): the rebels assumed control of the capital. 3. take on (a specified quality, appearance, or extent): militant activity had assumed epidemic proportions. ∎  adopt falsely: Oliver assumed an expression of penitence | [as adj.] (assumed) a man living under an assumed name. DERIVATIVES: as·sum·ed·ly / -midlē/ adv.

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assume take to or upon oneself XV; claim, take for granted XVI. — L. assūmere, f. AS- + sūmere take.

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