something taken for granted; a supposition: a correct assumption. Synonyms: presupposition; hypothesis, conjecture, guess, postulate, theory. the act of taking for granted or supposing. Synonyms: presumption; presupposition. the act of taking to or upon oneself. Synonyms: acceptance, shouldering. the act of taking possession of something: the assumption of power. Synonyms: seizure, appropriation, usurpation, arrogation. arrogance; […]
taken for granted. characterized by : an assumptive statement. . adj. early 15c., from Latin assumptivus, from assumpt-, past participle stem of assumere (see assume) + -ive.
taken for granted. characterized by : an assumptive statement. . Historical Examples This proclivity cannot be denied; nor can it be affirmed that it was accustomed to clothe itself in assumptively offensive forms. Memoir of Rev. Joseph Badger Elihu G. Holland adj. early 15c., from Latin assumptivus, from assumpt-, past participle stem of assumere (see […]
the god of war and supreme national god of Assyria. Historical Examples On the north-east and east, however, the ancient heritage of Assur lay open to direct and swift attack. History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 8 (of 12) G. Maspero This was Assur, the divine impersonation of the state and empire. […]