Synonyms of assumption in English:


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1‘the statistic is only an informed assumption’


supposition, presupposition, presumption, premise, belief, expectation, conjecture, speculation, surmise, guess, theory, hypothesis, postulation, conclusion, deduction, inference, thought, suspicion, notion, impression, fancy

guesswork, guessing, reckoning

informal guesstimate

2‘Theresa shrugged with an assumption of ease’


pretence, simulation, affectation

feigning, faking, shamming, pretending

3‘there is an early assumption of community obligation in the tribe’


acceptance, shouldering, handling, managing, tackling, taking on

undertaking, entering on, setting about, embarkation on

4‘no one had foreseen the assumption of power by the revolutionaries’


seizure, seizing, taking, taking over, taking away, appropriation, appropriating, commandeering, expropriation, expropriating, confiscation, confiscating, requisition, requisitioning, hijack, hijacking, wresting, usurping, pre-empting, arrogation, claiming