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assuming

adjective

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assuming

verb
present participle of assume

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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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The first known use of assuming was in 1667

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“Assuming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/assuming. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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