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assumed

[uh-soomd]
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adjective
  1. adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned: an assumed name; an assumed air of humility.
  2. taken for granted; supposed: His assumed innocence proved untrue.
  3. usurped.
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Origin of assumed

First recorded in 1615–25; assume + -ed2
Related formsas·sum·ed·ly [uh-soo-mid-lee] /əˈsu mɪd li/, adverbnon·as·sumed, adjectiveself-as·sumed, adjectiveun·as·sumed, adjectivewell-as·sumed, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Compounds have been put upon the market which assumedly claim to be cures for tackiness.

    The Preparation of Plantation Rubber

    Sidney Morgan


British Dictionary definitions for assumedly

assumed

adjective
  1. false; fictitiousan assumed name
  2. taken for grantedan assumed result
  3. usurped; arrogatedan assumed authority
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