Synonyms and Antonyms of assume
- We promised to assume responsibility for any damage to the flower beds caused by the volleyball game in the backyard.
- Everyone assumed, wrongly, that someone else was bringing dessert.
take for granted
- As I just assumed it was too late to go out, I didn't think to ask.
- She assumed an air of nonchalance even though she was wildly ecstatic she won the award.
- She was assumed as partner by the prestigious law firm.
Synonym Discussion of assume
- assumed an air of cheerfulness around the patients
- affected an interest in art
- pretended that nothing had happened
- cosmetics that simulate a suntan
- feigned sickness
- an actor counterfeiting drunkenness
- shammed a most unconvincing limp
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