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Suppose vs. Assumption

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Supposeverb

(transitive) To take for granted; to conclude, with less than absolute supporting data; to believe.

‘Suppose that A implies B and B implies C. Then A implies C.’;

Assumptionnoun

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself; the act of taking up or adopting.

‘His assumption of secretarial duties was timely.’;

Supposeverb

(transitive) To theorize or hypothesize.

‘I suppose we all agree that this is the best solution.’;

Assumptionnoun

The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim.

‘Their assumption of his guilt disqualified them from jury duty.’;

Supposeverb

(transitive) To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.

Assumptionnoun

The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

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Supposeverb

(transitive) To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature.

‘Purpose supposes foresight.’;

Assumptionnoun

(logic) The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.

Supposeverb

(transitive) To put by fraud in the place of another.

Assumptionnoun

The taking of a person up into heaven.

Supposeverb

To represent to one's self, or state to another, not as true or real, but as if so, and with a view to some consequence or application which the reality would involve or admit of; to imagine or admit to exist, for the sake of argument or illustration; to assume to be true; as, let us suppose the earth to be the center of the system, what would be the result?

‘Suppose they take offence without a cause.’; ‘When we have as great assurance that a thing is, as we could possibly, supposing it were, we ought not to make any doubt of its existence.’;

Assumptionnoun

A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven, celebrated on 15 August.

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Supposeverb

To imagine; to believe; to receive as true.

‘How easy is a bush supposed a bear!’; ‘Let not my lord suppose that they have slain all the young men, the king's sons; for Amnon only is dead.’;

Assumptionnoun

(rhetoric) Assumptio.

Supposeverb

To require to exist or to be true; to imply by the laws of thought or of nature; as, purpose supposes foresight.

‘One falsehood always supposes another, and renders all you can say suspected.’;

Assumptionnoun

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the act of taking up or adopting.

‘The assumption of authority.’;

Supposeverb

To put by fraud in the place of another.

Assumptionnoun

The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; supposition; unwarrantable claim.

‘This gives no sanction to the unwarrantable assumption that the soul sleeps from the period of death to the resurrection of the body.’; ‘That calm assumption of the virtues.’;

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Supposeverb

To make supposition; to think; to be of opinion.

Assumptionnoun

The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

‘Hold! says the Stoic; your assumption's wrong.’;

Supposenoun

Supposition.

Assumptionnoun

The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.

Supposeverb

express a supposition;

‘Let us say that he did not tell the truth’; ‘Let's say you had a lot of money--what would you do?’;

Assumptionnoun

The taking of a person up into heaven.

Supposeverb

expect, believe, or suppose;

‘I imagine she earned a lot of money with her new novel’; ‘I thought to find her in a bad state’; ‘he didn't think to find her in the kitchen’; ‘I guess she is angry at me for standing her up’;

Assumptionnoun

a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn;

‘on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play’;

Supposeverb

to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds;

‘Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps’;

Assumptionnoun

a hypothesis that is taken for granted;

‘any society is built upon certain assumptions’;

Supposeverb

take for granted or as a given; suppose beforehand;

‘I presuppose that you have done your work’;

Assumptionnoun

the act of taking possession of or power over something;

‘his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba’; ‘the Nazi assumption of power in 1934’; ‘he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts’;

Supposeverb

require as a necessary antecedent or precondition;

‘This step presupposes two prior ones’;

Assumptionnoun

celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox church

Supposeverb

think or assume that something is true or probable but lack proof or certain knowledge

‘I suppose I got there about noon’; ‘he supposed the girl to be about twelve’;

Assumptionnoun

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to;

‘he despised them for their presumptuousness’;

Supposeverb

used to make a suggestion or a hesitant admission

‘suppose we leave this to the police’; ‘I'm quite a good actress, I suppose’;

Assumptionnoun

(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended

Supposeverb

used to introduce a hypothesis and imagine its development

‘suppose he had been murdered—what then?’;

Assumptionnoun

the act of assuming or taking for granted;

‘your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted’;

Supposeverb

(of a theory or argument) assume or require that something is the case as a precondition

‘the theory supposes a predisposition to interpret utterances’; ‘the procedure supposes that a will has already been proved’;

Assumptionnoun

a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof

‘they made certain assumptions about the market’; ‘we're working on the assumption that the time of death was after midnight’;

Supposeverb

be required to do something because of the position one is in or an agreement one has made

‘I'm supposed to be meeting someone at the airport’;

Assumptionnoun

the action of taking on power or responsibility

‘the assumption of an active role in regional settlements’;

Supposeverb

be forbidden to do something

‘I shouldn't have been in the study—I'm not supposed to go in there’;

Assumptionnoun

the reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven. This was formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950.

Assumptionnoun

the feast in honour of the Assumption, celebrated on 15 August.

Assumptionnoun

arrogance or presumption.

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