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Synonyms for assumption

Synonyms for assumption

Synonyms for assumption

a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn

the act of taking possession of or power over something


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celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended

(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to

the act of assuming or taking for granted

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An ode to the bicentennial of Assumption founder St.
The speakers included Brother Armand Lemaire, the college's alumni ambassador; Kerry Phayre, Assumption's women's basketball head coach; Assumption President Francesco Cesareo; associate professor Kevin Hickey; and former Greyhound athletes Kristen Ladebauche and Ed LaVigne.
A fact is a statement of information known to be true (such as verified locations of friendly and adversary force dispositions), while an assumption provides a supposition about the current situation or future course of events, assumed to be true in the absence of facts.
Here he elaborates on the importance of dispelling organizational and personal assumptions.
Let's look at how to interject a freeing assumption into the conversation.
Cox's assumptions and calculations thus seem flawed and unrealistic.
Our actuary comes up with our interest-rate assumption, as well as two other economic assumptions, and the board goes through a thorough review process to adopt these assumptions,'' Perez said.
For example, rather than assuming that all the options are exercised if the stock price reaches a selected multiple of the exercise price, a lattice model also can permit the assumption that only a certain percentage of outstanding options are exercised.
It cannot be based on an unreasonable legal assumption, nor assume the issue will result in a favorable determination.
On the other hand, there was some evidence to indicate that the assumption of constant variance across the values of AVGREBS was not maintained.
This is a far cry from what happens in most new vehicle programs, where the cost and functional objectives are misaligned, the revenue assumptions don't support the variable cost targets, or the volume assumption is incompatible with the available capacity at the plant.
Finally no-lapse illustrations should advise buyers to look at current-assumption products as well because, as a trade-off for the guarantee, those products may provide a greater death benefit under acceptable assumptions, allow more premium flexibility and build greater cash value.
August 15 itself is the feast of the Assumption of Mary.