assuming assuming  /ə ˈsu mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) excessively forward

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But that's assuming all the hurdles can be overcomeand they're decidedly high.
  2. Eventually they relented, assuming the pieces would soon wind up strewn around the kitchen, a plastic bishop stuffed into a teapot, the white king face down in a bowl of ph.
  3. We have been misguided in dismissing what people say about how happy they are and simply assuming that if they are consuming more apples and buying more cars they are better off.

News

  1. Justin Bieber's Cat Tuts Gets Her Own Twitter

    You know how people get so invested in the lives of their pets that they create social media accounts for them, assuming that everyone they know is equally invested in their pets life? Justin...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: E! Online

  2. Fugron Man

    I’m assuming this week’s GOOP will be all about cool ways to spend less than $450,000 on your First Communion. But, psst, I’m not sure Christ is down with his newcomers bringing both nip and navel with them to the altar (WHY can I see them here?).
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Go Fug Yourself

  3. South Carolina gets commitment from defensive end Arden Key; LB Kendall Joseph picks Clemson

    Assuming their commitments hold up, South Carolina defensive coordinator Lorenzo Ward can look forward to having a pair of highly prized defensive ends on his unit starting in 2015.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Post and Courier

Quotes

  1. "I was assuming that at one point and I got a lot of shrugged shoulders and shakes of the head, so I don't know if that's a yes or a no. No one will tell me and I don't know how this is going to go," Heigl said, noting series creator Shonda...
    on Mar 27, 2009 By: Katherine Heigl Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "As long as I could play, I was happy," Harrington said. "The wrist injury took some of the pressure off me, but it definitely was a nice distraction to have, assuming that I was going to go and play."
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Padraig Harrington Source: FOXNews

  3. "I'm humbled to have been handed the captaincy," Pietersen said in a news release on Thursday. "Captaining England has been a dream of mine but I also understand I'm assuming the role in Paul's absence as he is the captain and leader of the...
    on Jun 26, 2008 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: Reuters.uk

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