Synonyms for assumption:
Assumption of Mary
Assumption Of Mary.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
preemption, usurpation, seizure.
Sense 6 (noun)
uppityness, disrespect, sassiness, insolence, crust, discourtesy, Familiarity, pertness, cheek, impertinence, gall, sauciness, face, sauce, audacity, uppishness, pushiness, rudeness, brashness, forwardness, overconfidence, nerve, chutzpah, audaciousness, brazenness, cheekiness, nerviness, incivility, brass, Impudency.
assuming possession, power (noun)
acquisition, appropriation, seizure, usurpation, arrogation.
taking something for granted; something expected (noun)
belief, exposition, issue, motif, postulation, basis, hypothesis, idea, contention, paradigm, essay, point, argument, topic, question, statement, matter, axiom, conjecture, problem, dissertation, query, subject, premise, inference, principle, text, concept, position, opinion, consideration, theme, assertion, thesis, theorem.
Usage examples for assumption:
- From the minute Georgian closed her door upon you for the last time, and I darkened my skin in preparation for a permanent assumption of Anitra's individuality, I became the imaginary twin, in thought, feeling, and action. - "The Chief Legatee", Anna Katharine Green.
- " If the matter were to end there, I think so," replied the new rector, with perhaps too strong an assumption of wisdom in his tone. - "The New Rector", Stanley J. Weyman.
- The balance of power would extend itself to the Western Hemisphere and the assumption of a sphere of influence would vanish with the unity of the United States. - "The Path of Empire A Chronicle of the United States as a World Power, Volume 46 in The Chronicles of America Series", Carl Russell Fish.