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assume in English:

1. assume assume

If there’s no proof as to what happened, we can only assume the cause of an accident.
When we hear of a divorce we assume that it was caused by the inability of those two people to agree upon fundamentals.
It's presumptuous for humans to assume that our task is to do what only God can do.
I assume that
assume, We mustn't assume the suspects' guilt.
To again assume...
A top EU official said Europe was ready to assume leadership on combating climate change
In most cases, people, even the most vicious, are much more naive and simple-minded than we assume them to be. And this is true of ourselves too.
Today cars are so popular that we assume everyone has one.
misstatements of revenues is assumed to be a specific risk
Let’s assume that this exception should be only thrown when the user with name Michael is being saved
I would assume that most of the time human actions are intended and only in small situations are they accidental.
Note that this theorem does not assume the existence of such an object.

English word "assume"(assume) occurs in sets:

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2. treat as real

English word "assume"(treat as real) occurs in sets:

Modern art and popular culture

3. suppose

I suppose so.
I happen to prefer champagne to ditchwater, but there is no reason to suppose that the cosmos does.
If you sum up feminist counselling in a few words, I suppose it would be counselling done from a woman's standpoint.
Oh, well... thought Dima. "I suppose that I can't be picky at a time like this."
When it comes to Chinese books that are overvalued worldwide I suppose it's Sun Tzu, isn't it?
It is a general popular error to suppose the loudest complainers for the publick to be the most anxious for its welfare.
I suppose that what we mean by beauty is that object, spiritual or material, more often material, which satisfies our aesthetic sense.
What a mess...I suppose there's nothing for it but restricting admissions. Handing out numbered tickets or something.
With this one exception, it is quite wrong to suppose that a simple culture will also have a simple language.
I pay my university fees to go to university by part-time work. Well, I'm a 'working student' I suppose.
Imagine a problem such as this: Suppose your brother has a car accident.
We can save on translations by giving it to an employee whose mother speaks that language. -- And I suppose you save on the cost of a doctor by seeing someone whose mother had been a doctor?
I suppose (that) I suppose you're right. So things worked out for the best, I suppose. 'Aren't you pleased?' 'Yes, I suppose so.'
But each to his own, I suppose. / 2. Nobody supposed that they would win. / 3. I don't suppose you know the code. / 4. Don't suppose we can do this again.

English word "assume"(suppose) occurs in sets:

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4. to accept something to be true without question or proof

English word "assume"(to accept something to be true without question or proof) occurs in sets:

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5. unassuming

He has won public affection for his unassuming style.
Do you really think that unassuming guy is a criminal mastermind and a ruthless killer?
That's right. It's written in an unassuming fashion, and it's an ethical standpoint as well.

English word "assume"(unassuming) occurs in sets:

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6. presume

I presume he's the loser.
No friend of yours, I presume
Presume is a verb that means to suppose, to take for granted, or to dare. presume is usually used when you suppose based on probability
Don't presume to tell me how to raise my children!
May I presume to tell you that you are wrong?
I will not presume to give an opinion.
I presume (that) they're not coming, since they haven't replied to the invitation.
I presume that you've done your homework.
"I presumed that the man had been escorted from the building"
Don't presume you are going to get the job promotion. It might go to Harry instead.
I presume that you must have a good job.
I would not presume to say whether or not this summit was historic: that is for the future to tell us.
I shouldn't presume anything, but I have it from a good source
His wife had presumed him dead and was living with another man.
Woe to those who presume that they are destined to ‘enlighten’ others, not themselves!

7. implicate

Have they any evidence to implicate him in the robbery?