assuming

[uh-soo-ming]

Origin of assuming

First recorded in 1595–1605; assume + -ing2
Related formsas·sum·ing·ly, adverbself-as·sum·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for self-assuming

assuming

adjective
  1. expecting too much; presumptuous; arrogant
conjunction
  1. (often foll by that) if it is assumed or taken for granted (that)even assuming he understands the problem, he will never take any action
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