Engelsk ordbog

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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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