A statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn:
— On the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not play.
Roget 144: conversion, reduction, transmutation, resolution, assimilation; evolution, sea change; change of state; assumption; naturalization; transportation; development [Biol.], developing. [photography] ... show more
Dutch: perceel, voorwaarde, aanname, gis, gissing, onderstelling, veronderstelling
A hypothesis that is taken for granted:
— Any society is built upon certain assumptions.
The act of taking possession of or power over something:
— His assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba.
— The Nazi assumption of power in 1934.
— He acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts.
synonym: laying claim.
Celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Dutch: aanname, assumptie, hemelvaart, Maria-Hemelvaart, Maria-ten-hemel-Opneming, Mariahemelvaart, veronderstelling
Polish: Wniebowzięcie Najświętszej Maryi Panny, Wniebowzięcie, Matka Boska Zielna
Christianity The taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended.
Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to.
Roget 481: misjudgment, obliquity of judgment; miscalculation, miscomputation, misconception etc. (error) 495; hasty conclusion. [causes of misjudgment. 1] prejudgment, prejudication†, prejudice; foregone conclusion; ... show more
Dutch: aanmatiging, pretentie
The act of assuming or taking for granted.
Dutch: aanname, conjectuur, gissing, giswerk, onderstelling, op zich nemen, vermoeden, veronderstelling, voorgevoel
Moby thesaurus: a priori principle, about-face, acceptance, accession, acquisition, admission, admittance, adoption, affirmation, alchemy, allegory, allusion, anointing, anointment, apotheosis, appointment, appropriation, apriorism, arcane meaning, arrogation ... show more.
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