Definitions and translations for "assumption"

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1. The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the act of taking up or adopting.
His assumption of secretarial duties was timely.
2. The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim.
Their assumption of his guilt disqualified them from jury duty.
3. The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
4. The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.
5. The taking of a person up into heaven.
6. A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven.
7. Assumptio.
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English - English - assumption

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n. supposition, hypothesis; seizure, act of taking

English - Spanish - assumption

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s. suposición, asunción, conjetura, presunción, supuesto; apropiación

English - French - assumption

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n. supposition, hypothèse; assomption (Ecclésiastique); usurpation (Juridique); affectation; arrogance, prétention, présomption; postulat (Philosophie)

English - German - assumption

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n. Annahme, Vermutung; Anschauung

English - Indonesian - assumption

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n. penerimaan, pengiraan, praanggapan, prasangka, perandaian, anggapan

English - Italian - assumption

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s. presupposto, premessa; presunzione, arroganza; indifferenza, ostentazione, affettazione; assunzione, presa di possesso

English - Polish - assumption

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n. przybranie, przywdzianie, objęcie, hipoteza, przypuszczenie, założenie

English - Portuguese - assumption

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s. suposição, hipótese; concepção, compreensão

English - Romanian - assumption

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n. presupunere, ipoteză, prezumţie, luare asupra, asumare, aroganţă, atribuire, simulare

English - Russian - assumption

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с. принятие на себя, присвоение; притворство, высокомерие, надменность; предположение, допущение; вступление, вступление в должность; успение

English - Turkish - assumption

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i. farzetme, sanı; havalara girme, üstüne alma; üstlenme, yüklenme, takınma, taslama
i. hazreti meryem'in göğe kabulü

English - Ukrainian - assumption

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n. взяття на себе, привласнення, самовпевненість, пихатість, припущення, допущення, удавання

English - Dutch - assumption

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zn. veronderstelling; standpunt, stelling

English - Greek - assumption

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ουσ. ανάληψη, κοίμηση της θεοτόκου, αξίωση, υπόθεση, κοίμησις

English - Arabic - assumption

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‏تولي المنصب، إفتراض، عيد إنتقال العذراء، ظهور، إدعاء، غطرسة‏

English - Chinese - assumption

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(名) 设想, 假定; 承担; 担任; 夺取

English - Chinese - assumption

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(名) 設想, 假定; 承擔; 擔任; 奪取

English - Hindi - assumption

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n. कल्पना, मानी हुई बात, गर्व

English - Japanese - assumption

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(名) 仮定; 引き受け; 掌握

English - Korean - assumption

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명. 가정, 억설, 가설; 인수, 떠맡기

English - Vietnamese - assumption

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n. giả bộ, kiêu căng, sự cưởng chiếm, sự giả thuyết, tiểu tiền đề, tính tự phụ
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Synonyms for assumption
1. arrogance: nerve, haughtiness, conceit, pride, contumely, effrontery, forwardness
2. supposition: conjecture, surmise, presupposition, assuming, presumption, hypothesis
3. appropriation: assuming, accepting, usurpation