assumed

[ uh-soomd ]
/ əˈsumd /

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.

Origin of assumed

First recorded in 1615–25; assume + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for assumed

assumed
/ (əˈsjuːmd) /

adjective

false; fictitiousan assumed name
taken for grantedan assumed result
usurped; arrogatedan assumed authority
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