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assumes

verb , present tense third-person singular of assume

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1 to take to or upon oneself
  • we promised to assume responsibility for any damage to the flower beds caused by the volleyball game in the backyard
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3 to form an opinion from little or no evidence
  • as I just assumed it was too late to go out, I didn't think to ask
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4 to present a false appearance of
  • she assumed an air of nonchalance even though she was wildly ecstatic she was going on the date
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5 to provide with a paying job
  • assumed as partner by the prestigious law firm
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employs, engages, fees [chiefly Scottish], hires, lays on [chiefly British], pays, places, recruits, retains, signs (up or on), takes on

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