assumption


assumption
assumption [n1] taking something for granted; something expected acceptance, accepting, assuming, belief, conjecture, expectation, fancy, guess, hunch, hypothesis, inference, posit, postulate, postulation, premise, presumption, presupposition, shot*, shot in the dark*, sneaking suspicion, stab, supposal, supposition, surmise, suspicion, theorization, theory; concept 689 —Ant. doubt, unexpected assumption [n2] assuming possession, power acceptance, accepting, acquisition, adoption, appropriation, arrogation, assuming, embracing, grab, seizure, shouldering, takeover, taking, taking on, taking up, undertaking, usurpation; concepts 129,142 assumption [n3] arrogance brass*, chutzpah*, cockiness, conceit, imperiousness, insolence, nerve, presumption, pride, sass*, self-importance; concept 411 —Ant. genuineness, naturalness, reality, realness

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