- IPA: /əˈsʌmp.ʃən/
- The act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself; the act of taking up or adopting.
- His assumption of secretarial duties was timely.
- The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim.
- Their assumption of his guilt disqualified them from jury duty.
- The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.
- (logic) The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.
- The taking of a person up into heaven.
- A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven, celebrated on 15 August.
- (rhetoric) Assumptio.
- See also Thesaurus:supposition
- French: supposition
- Italian: supposizione
- Portuguese: suposição, pressuposição
- Russian: предположе́ние
- Spanish: suposición
- French: supposition, hypothèse
- German: Annahme
- Italian: assunzione
- Portuguese: pressuposto, pressuposição
- The Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, into heaven, a Catholic dogma.
- A Catholic holy day of obligation (August 15) celebrating the Assumption of Mary.