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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).
The model assumes that stock prices will increase at the risk-free interest rate (B15) minus the expected dividend yield (B16), then plus or minus the price volatility (B12) assumed for the stock.
gt;Determine the Acquisition Date The acquisition date may be the closing date (the date that the acquirer obtains the assets and assumes the liabilities of the acquiree) or another date.
752 and prescribe rules to prevent taxpayers from manipulating the liability rules to create artificial losses when a partnership assumes a partner's obligations.
Our analysis assumes the availability of 1,000 Hazmat personnel, compared to the 300 Hazmat workers (after attrition) used to perform the Brentwood cleanup and the roughly 3,000 licensed asbestos workers in New York State.
Not wanting insurance coverage because a retiree receives Medicare or a worker is already covered (the study erroneously assumes that workers not covered by Wal-Mart's insurance are also not covered by family members' employer-sponsored insurance) hardly indicts Wal-Mart for cruelty.
The effect of this language is the second party assumes responsibility (legal liability) for the negligent acts, errors, or omissions of the first party.
The athlete assumes the power position and the coach places a can or cup behind the athlete's heel.
In the second model, the community-based program, a nonprofit agency assumes administrative responsibility for the program.
Case 1 assumes that 42 percent of the target reductions in carbon emissions can be achieved through trade, whereas Case 2 assumes even more.
For example, a woman assumes an identity as a mother when she is out in public with her children.
The short-term borrowing rate, which is often used to evaluate cash-flow alternatives, implicitly assumes a riskless environment, which isn't the case in risk retention.
The VAR approach in the FRB/US model assumes that households and firms form expectations primarily on the basis of their knowledge of the historical interactions among three variables: the federal funds rate, the cyclical state of the economy, and the rate of inflation (see box "The Forecasting Model for VAR Expectations").
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.