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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. assume: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. assume: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. assume: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. assume: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. assume: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. assume: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Assume, assume: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. assume: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Assume: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. assume: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. assume: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. assume: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. assume: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. assume: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. assume: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. assume: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Assume: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Assume: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. assume: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. assume: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. assume: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. assume: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. assume: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. assume: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. assume: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. assume: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. assume: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (7 matching dictionaries)
  1. Assume: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. assume: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  3. assume: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  4. assume: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  5. assume: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  6. assume: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  7. assume: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. assume: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. ASSUME: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. Assume: AbbreviationZ [home, info]
  3. assume: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (assume)

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 titles, offices, duties, responsibilities ("When will the new President assume office?")
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:  Christianity, obsolete; take up someone's soul into heaven ("This is the day when May was assumed into heaven")
verb:  occupy or take on ("He assumes the lotus position")
verb:  make a pretence of ("She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger")
verb:  take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
verb:  put clothing on one's body ("The queen assumed the stately robes")

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Phrases that include assume:   assume good faith, to assume the calotte, assume vivid astro focus, assume a character, assume a fighting attitude, more...

Words similar to assume:   adopt, take, accept, acquire, arrogate, assumability, assumable, assumably, assumed, assuming, bear, don, feign, presume, sham, simulate, usurp, wear, endue, get into, more...


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