assuming a family of five, this translates to around 15,000 new settlers.
Once again, Franco is playing the role of West in the updated version, with Rogen assuming the guise of Kardashian.
Next, consider that for the next four months, assuming no big shocks or great changes, the government will essentially break even.
So how would this play out in the general-election campaign, assuming Romney is the nominee?
And yet the habit of assuming continued and accelerated change had clearly not caught on.
"It will do him a world of good," I replied, assuming a gayety I did not feel.
Father Hennepin affected great composure, assuming that he was among friends.
My own peculiar position was assuming most perplexing phases.
"I don't care anything for them critters," he added, assuming brusqueness.
Evidently, assuming his narrative to be true, it was immediately after Mr. Mortimer Tregennis had left the room.
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.