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Definition of Assumption

Assumption n. means: The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

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Assumption n. means: The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

Meaning of Assumption

Assumption (n.) means: The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

More meanings / definitions of Assumption or words, sentences containing Assumption?

Assumably (adv.): By way of assumption.

Assumedly (adv.): By assumption.

Assumpt (n.): That which is assumed; an assumption.

Petitionarily (adv.): By way of begging the question; by an assumption.

Assumption (n.): The taking of a person up into heaven.

Prolepsis (n.): A necessary truth or assumption; a first or assumed principle.

Assumption (n.): The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.

Pantagruelism (n.): An assumption of buffoonery to cover some serious purpose.

Postulation (n.): The act of postulating, or that which is postulated; assumption; solicitation; suit; cause.

Assumption (n.): The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

Assumption (n.): A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven.

Polymorphosis (n.): The assumption of several structural forms without a corresponding difference in function; -- said of sponges, etc.

Fiction (n.): An assumption of a possible thing as a fact, irrespective of the question of its truth.

Assumption (n.): The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; supposition; unwarrantable claim.

Fulminate (v. i.): To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces.

Fiction (n.): Any like assumption made for convenience, as for passing more rapidly over what is not disputed, and arriving at points really at issue.

Larva (n.): The early, immature form of any animal when more or less of a metamorphosis takes place, before the assumption of the mature shape.

Assumptive (a.): Assumed, or capable of being assumed; characterized by assumption; making unwarranted claims.

Incognito (a.): The assumption of disguise or of a feigned character; the state of being in disguise or not recognized.

Gratuitous (a.): Not called for by the circumstances; without reason, cause, or proof; adopted or asserted without any good ground; as, a gratuitous assumption.

Pretence (n.): The act of laying claim; the claim laid; assumption; pretension.

Presume (v. i.): To venture, go, or act, by an assumption of leave or authority not granted; to go beyond what is warranted by the circumstances of the case; to venture beyond license; to take liberties; -- often with on or upon before the ground of confidence.

Assumption (n.): The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the act of taking up or adopting.

Skepticism (n.): The doctrine that no fact or principle can be certainly known; the tenet that all knowledge is uncertain; Pyrrohonism; universal doubt; the position that no fact or truth, however worthy of confidence, can be established on philosophical grounds; critical investigation or inquiry, as opposed to the positive assumption or assertion of certain principles.

Usurpation (n.): The act of usurping, or of seizing and enjoying; an authorized, arbitrary assumption and exercise of power, especially an infringing on the rights of others; specifically, the illegal seizure of sovereign power; -- commonly used with of, also used with on or upon; as, the usurpation of a throne; the usurpation of the supreme power.

Arrogance (n.): The act or habit of arrogating, or making undue claims in an overbearing manner; that species of pride which consists in exorbitant claims of rank, dignity, estimation, or power, or which exalts the worth or importance of the person to an undue degree; proud contempt of others; lordliness; haughtiness; self-assumption; presumption.

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Meaning of heterosexism

heterosexism means: The assumption that being heterosexual is the only "normal" and "correct" type of lifestyle, and in fact superior to alternative relational lifestyles.

Meaning of EGO PRICING

EGO PRICING means: Ego pricing is estate agent slang for placing too high a price on a property based on ones own inflated assumption of its value.

Meaning of honkie

honkie means: As far as I know, this is the black american derogatory retaliation for white, or caucasian people calling them niggers. The assumption being 'white' people look, and behave like pigs, therefore honk like pigs! However, the submission we received said it means 'dirty people who mainly are from the west virginian area/the country" It's possible the meaning has mutated so if anyone wants to send in their definition we'd appreciate the help!).

Meaning of Assumably

Assumably means: By way of assumption.

Meaning of Assumedly

Assumedly means: By assumption.

Meaning of Assumpt

Assumpt means: That which is assumed; an assumption.

Meaning of Petitionarily

Petitionarily means: By way of begging the question; by an assumption.

Meaning of Assumption

Assumption means: The taking of a person up into heaven.

Meaning of Prolepsis

Prolepsis means: A necessary truth or assumption; a first or assumed principle.

Meaning of Assumption

Assumption means: The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.

Meaning of Pantagruelism

Pantagruelism means: An assumption of buffoonery to cover some serious purpose.

Meaning of Postulation

Postulation means: The act of postulating, or that which is postulated; assumption; solicitation; suit; cause.

Meaning of Assumption

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

Meaning of Assumption

Assumption means: A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven.

Meaning of Polymorphosis

Polymorphosis means: The assumption of several structural forms without a corresponding difference in function; -- said of sponges, etc.

Meaning of Fiction

Fiction means: An assumption of a possible thing as a fact, irrespective of the question of its truth.

Meaning of Assumption

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

Meaning of Fulminate

Fulminate means: To issue or send forth decrees or censures with the assumption of supreme authority; to thunder forth menaces.

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Meaning of Conglobation

Conglobation means: The act or process of forming into a ball.

Meaning of Fluxing

Fluxing means: of Flux

Meaning of Frontlet

Frontlet means: The margin of the head, behind the bill of birds, often bearing rigid bristles.

Meaning of Line

Line means: A more or less threadlike mark of pen, pencil, or graver; any long mark; as, a chalk line.

Meaning of Reclined

Reclined means: Falling or turned downward; reclinate.

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