Synonyms of assumption in English:

assumption


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noun

1‘the statistic is only an informed assumption’

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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’

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pretence, simulation, affectation

feigning, faking, shamming, pretending

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

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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’

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