Dictionary.com

assumed

[ uh-soomd ]
/ əˈsumd /
Save This Word!

adjective

adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned: an assumed name; an assumed air of humility.
taken for granted; supposed: His assumed innocence proved untrue.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE MANY TYPES OF NOUNS

They're everywhere you turn, but can you identify the 10 types of nouns easily? This quiz will test your mettle against singular, plural, concrete, abstract, common, proper, collective, compound, countable, and uncountable nouns!
Question 1 of 7
Shoelaces, rainbow, toothpaste, and haircuts are all what type of noun?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of assumed

First recorded in 1615–25; assume + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM assumed

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for assumed

British Dictionary definitions for assumed

assumed
/ (əˈsjuːmd) /

adjective

false; fictitiousan assumed name
taken for grantedan assumed result
usurped; arrogatedan assumed authority
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK