She knew about the Facebook group “Women Who Eat On Tubes” and assumed, correctly, it was the target destination of the picture.
McCaughey said she had not read TNR's apology, but that she assumed it was “politically motivated.”
He enrolled in Rangsit University as a cover, got a student visa, and took on an assumed name.
The ghost writer in question is assumed to be one Siobhan Curham—an established author of both YA and adult fiction.
In El Reno, when you order a hamburger, an onion-fried burger is assumed, unless you instruct the cook to leave the onions out.
Faulkner assumed an air of real affliction, presumably for the departed.
The face of the Glee Club's comedian had assumed just the right seriousness.
I assumed, then, she must be talking to Miss Stuart, for surely she would not say that to her maid.
The actor, assumed a rôle and improvised all which he had to say in trying to act it out.
It was thought the scoundrel had sailed for England under an assumed name.
early 15c., assumpten "to receive up into heaven" (especially of the Virgin Mary), also assumen "to arrogate," from Latin assumere "to take up, take to oneself," from ad- "to, up" (see ad-) + sumere "to take," from sub "under" + emere "to take" (see exempt (adj.)).
Meaning "to suppose, to take for granted as the basis of argument" is first recorded 1590s; that of "to take or put on (an appearance, etc.)" is from c.1600. Related: Assumed; assuming. Early past participle was assumpt. In rhetorical usage, assume expresses what the assumer postulates, often as a confessed hypothesis; presume expresses what the presumer really believes.