assumable

[ uh-soo-muh-buh l ]
/ əˈsu mə bəl /

adjective

capable of being assumed, as an office or an obligation: Assumable mortgages are hard to find these days.

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Origin of assumable

First recorded in 1775–85; assume + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM assumable

as·sum·a·bil·i·ty, nounas·sum·a·bly, adverbun·as·sum·a·ble, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for assumably

  • Now a ditch is a ditch, assumably muddy, and usually traversing uninteresting and monotonous landscapes.