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Synonyms for assume

Synonyms for assume

to put (an article of clothing) on one's person

to take on or give a false appearance of

to take for granted without proof

to lay claim to for oneself or as one's right

Synonyms for assume

take to be the case or to be true

take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities

take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect

take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person

occupy or take on

seize and take control without authority and possibly with force

make a pretence of

take up someone's soul into heaven

put clothing on one's body

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In an authoritarian style, one assumes that correct knowledge and wisdom reside in the person of the leader where major decisions should be made (an assumption of the leader, often supported by some or even many of the followers).
Julie Fasone Holder, corporate vice president for Public Affairs, Human Resources and Diversity & Inclusion, assumes executive oversight for Dow's activities in Latin America.
Staff members need to be given the opportunity to assume more duties and act more "partner like" to ensure that they are capable of becoming a successful owner of the practice, which in turn increases the likelihood that the seller will receive the full purchase price from a successful buyer.
BAPCPA also changes the treatment of the claim that a commercial landlord has against bankrupt tenants when they initially assume the lease but then reverse course and reject it.
16) Don't assume that you or your staff have to be experts in every area of export activity before you can get started, instead supplement your internal abilities with externally supplied know-how.
In the second model, the community-based program, a nonprofit agency assumes administrative responsibility for the program.
To illustrate the issues for discussion, assume the following facts.
Japanese participants also tended to assume that other people's attitudes about a sensitive political issue (keeping or closing a U.
That doesn't necessarily mean you shouldn't assume more risk, but you should look at risk retention as an investment like any other.
Equilibrium business-cycle models assume that labor and goods markets are always in equilibrium and that expectations are rational.
The lessor assumes all the risks of ownership; he incurs asset depreciation expense, technological obsolescence hazards, lost interest earnings on other investment alternatives, and default losses.
Then, you would assume Social Security payments of $12,000, which would leave you with another $25,000 a year to generate.
Assume that, because all human beings make rational decisions, the way to resolve conflicts is by giving people more data.
Looking forward to a finite element formulation, we assume that diffusivities are constant over any given finite element (a finite element may be thought of as a small piece of the structure of unit thickness in the case of the plane problems and a small ring-shaped piece of the tire cross-section in the axisymmetric problem.
The supporters of these GATT revisions assume that there is no longer any possibility of escape from the global economy, and furthermore that there is no need for such an escape.