verb (used with object), as·sumed, as·sum·ing.
verb (used without object), as·sumed, as·sum·ing.
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Origin of assume
synonym study for assume
OTHER WORDS FROM assumeas·sum·er, nouno·ver·as·sume, verb (used with object), o·ver·as·sumed, o·ver·as·sum·ing.pre·as·sume, verb (used with object), pre·as·sumed, pre·as·sum·ing.re·as·sume, verb (used with object), re·as·sumed, re·as·sum·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for reassume
May each usurp—or, rather, reassume—the business of the other, whilst retaining his own!In the Name of the Bodleian and Other Essays|Augustine Birrell
If the man should choose of his own accord to reassume the old friendly relations,—well and good.John Caldigate|Anthony Trollope
Yet I hope better, and that you will reassume your wonted cheerfulness and write again upon news and politics.
He was solicited by that restless old man to reassume the reins of government, and the Imperial purple.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Count Henry of Champagne was summoned to reassume his armor and make good his claim to his recently won laurels.Heroines of the Crusades|C. A. Bloss