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Engelsk udsagnsord: assume

1. assume (om erkendelse) take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI assume his train was late.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)presume, take for granted


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termeranticipate, expect


Mere specifikke termerpresuppose, suppose

2. assume (om adfærd) take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen will the new President assume office?.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adopt, take on, take over


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertake office


Mere specifikke termerresume

3. assume (om ændring) take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis voice took on a sad tone.
The story took a new turn.
He adopted an air of superiority.
She assumed strange manners.
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acquire, adopt, take, take on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termerre-assume

4. assume (om forhold) take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI'll accept the charges.
She agreed to bear the responsibility.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)accept, bear, take over


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertake


Mere specifikke termercarry-the can, face the music

5. assume (om bevægelse) occupy or take on


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe assumes the lotus position.
She took her seat on the stage.
We took our seats in the orchestra.
She took up her position behind the tree.
Strike a pose.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)strike, take, take up


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termermove


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningfill, occupy, take

6. assume (om forhold) seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town.
He usurped my rights.
She seized control of the throne after her husband died.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arrogate, seize, take over, usurp


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termertake


Mere specifikke termerannex, appropriate, capture, conquer, hijack, preoccupy, raid, seize

7. assume (om tilvejebringelse) make a pretence of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger.
He feigned sleep.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)feign, sham, simulate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeract, dissemble, pretend


Mere specifikke termerfeint, play

8. assume (om relation) take up someone's soul into heaven


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis is the day when May was assumed into heaven.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termerinvite, receive, take in


Overordnet emneområdeChristian religion, Christianity

9. assume (i anatomi) put clothing on one's body


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhat should I wear today?.
He put on his best suit for the wedding.
The princess donned a long blue dress.
The queen assumed the stately robes.
He got into his jeans.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)don, get into, put on, wear


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdress, get dressed


Mere specifikke termerhat, scarf, slip on, try, try on









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