One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Accept something without considering or discussing it; assume something.
presume, suppose, take it, take for granted, take as read, take it as given, presuppose, conjecture, surmise, conclude, come to the conclusion, deduce, infer, draw the inference, reckon, reason, guess, imagine, think, fancy, suspect, expect, accept, believe, be of the opinion, understand, be given to understand, gather, gleanView synonyms
- ‘I took it as read that she, like everyone else round here, must be a true-blue Democrat.’
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