assumed assumed  /ə ˈsumd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) adopted in order to deceive

Usage(s):

  1. Reagan assumed change was possible and I thought so too.
  2. Both girls assumed they would go to college and pursue careers.
  3. Lucky assumed control of the dead man's lottery business, while Maranzano seized his bootlegging turf.

News

  1. Piloting the program

    Col. Lance Bunch assumed command of the 80th Flying Training Wing at the end of March, and he said in his time as head of the wing, he has seen amazing community support and a dedicated coalition of member nations working to train the world’s best pilots in the Euro-NATO Joint Jet Pilot training program.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

  2. Assumed Names

    Assumed Name: Dynamic DraftingOwner: Ashley RugglesAssumed Name: Kat's Quality Hair and AccessoriesOwner: Katherine ConnerAssumed Name: Wayne's Landscaping and MoreOwner: Katherine ConnerAssumed Name: The Whole Journey ShopOwner: Susan SextonAssumed Name: Party Time Games No. 3Owner: Derek HunterAssumed Name: Party Time Games No. 3Owner: Mai Rose-Marie Assumed Name: Sweet Katy GirlOwner ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

  3. Box office report: 'The Purge' takes in $36.4 million

    Many assumed that the weekend before the debut of "Man of Steel" would be a calm one at the box office, but that was not the case. Universal's thriller "The Purge" surged into the top spot this weekend and shattered all expectations with a massive $36.4 million debut.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "On August 9, 1974, after a long career in the House of Representatives and service as Vice President, he assumed the Presidency in an hour of national turmoil and division," Mr. Bush said.
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: President Bush Source: KWTX

  2. If, as Costello currently maintains, "having your name added to a concert schedule may be interpreted as a political act that resonates more than anything that might be sung and it may be assumed that one has no mind for the suffering of the...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elvis Costello Source: Yes, But, However! (blog)

  3. "We need to convince other (countries) to assume the same level of obligation as assumed by the Russian Federation and the United States," Putin said. "If we are unable to obtain such a goal ...... it will be difficult for us to keep within...
    on Oct 12, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Forbes

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