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Related / Similar Words: assumption, laying claim, presumption, presumptuousness, effrontery, supposition, supposal, premise, premiss, Assumption of Mary, August 15

 

Definition:
  • the act of taking possession of or power over something; "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company''s assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the compan;
  • the act of assuming or taking for granted; "your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted";
  • audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness";
  • a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions";
  • a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play";
  • (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended;
  • celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary''s being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox church;

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    Hyponyms: position, uppityness, uppishness, conclusion, basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone, given, presumption, precondition, basic assumption, constatation, self-evident truth, major premise, major premiss, minor premise, minor premiss, subsumption, thesis, condition, stipulation, scenario

     

    Part Meronyms: August, Aug

     

    Derivational Morphology: assume, adopt, take on, take over, bear, accept, usurp, seize, arrogate, presume, take for granted, suppose, say, premise, premiss

     

    Anagrams: Utopianism

     

     
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