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Meaning of word assume from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

assume   verb

Meaning : Take to be the case or to be true. Accept without verification or proof.

Example : I assume his train was late.

Synonyms : presume, take for granted

Meaning : Take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities.

Example : When will the new President assume office?.

Synonyms : adopt, take on, take over

Meaning : Take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect.

Example : His voice took on a sad tone.
The story took a new turn.
He adopted an air of superiority.
She assumed strange manners.
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables.

Synonyms : acquire, adopt, take, take on

Meaning : Take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person.

Example : I'll accept the charges.
She agreed to bear the responsibility.

Synonyms : accept, bear, take over

Translation in other languages :

खर्च का वहन करना।

सेठजी कई असहाय लोगों का खर्च उठाते हैं।
खर्च उठाना

ಖರ್ಚಿನ ಭಾರವನ್ನು ಹೊರುವ ಪ್ರಕ್ರಿಯೆ

ಸೇಟ್ ಜೀ ಅವರು ಹಲವಾರು ಅಸಹಾಯ ಜನರ ಖರ್ಚಿನ ಜವಬ್ದಾರಿಯನ್ನು ಹೊರುತ್ತಾರೆ.
ಖರ್ಚಿನ ಜವಬ್ದಾರಿ ಹೋರು

खर्चाचे वहन करणे.

शेटजी कित्येक असहाय्य लोकांचा खर्च उचलत आहे.
खर्च उचलणे, खर्च भागवणे, खर्च भागविणे

രഹസ്യം പുറത്താവുക

അവന്റെ രഹസ്യം പുറത്തായി
രഹസ്യം പുറത്താവുക

Meaning : Occupy or take on.

Example : He assumes the lotus position.
She took her seat on the stage.
We took our seats in the orchestra.
She took up her position behind the tree.
Strike a pose.

Synonyms : strike, take, take up

Meaning : Seize and take control without authority and possibly with force. Take as one's right or possession.

Example : He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town.
He usurped my rights.
She seized control of the throne after her husband died.

Synonyms : arrogate, seize, take over, usurp

Meaning : Make a pretence of.

Example : She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger.
He feigned sleep.

Synonyms : feign, sham, simulate

Meaning : Take up someone's soul into heaven.

Example : This is the day when Mary was assumed into heaven.

Meaning : Put clothing on one's body.

Example : What should I wear today?.
He put on his best suit for the wedding.
The princess donned a long blue dress.
The queen assumed the stately robes.
He got into his jeans.

Synonyms : don, get into, put on, wear