# assuming

## Origin of assuming

## assume

## Origin of assume

## Synonym study

## Related Words for assuming

forward, domineering, overbearing, bold, conceited, disdainful, egotistic, haughty, imperious, pushy, rude## Examples from the Web for assuming

### Contemporary Examples of assuming

But assuming things were ever that hopeful, heaven was short-lived, and trouble followed.

A French sales clerk hovers over Mariame, as if assuming she is shoplifting because she is black and from the projects.

What ISIS can do with the drone, assuming one is in their hands, is an open question.

Assuming he sticks it out, the election will be thrown into the Vermont state house, where Democrats have a sizeable advantage.

Assuming that members of Congress who live in D.C. are adults, they, too, will be permitted to get stoned at their leisure.

### Historical Examples of assuming

You are assuming that the child does not know its own business, and that you do.

A Treatise on Parents and ChildrenGeorge Bernard Shaw

The danger lies in assuming that we shall get on any better.

A Treatise on Parents and ChildrenGeorge Bernard Shaw

Assuming the truth of those statements, I apply to you for information.

The horizon was growing indistinct, assuming a mud-colored tinge as it were.

L'AssommoirEmile Zola

"Because," she replied slowly, assuming a doctorial expression.