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Noun
/əˈsəm(p)SHən/,
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assumptions, plural;
  1. A thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof
    • - they made certain assumptions about the market
    • - we're working on the assumption that the time of death was after midnight
  2. The action of taking or beginning to take power or responsibility
    • - the assumption of an active role in regional settlements
  3. The reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven. This was formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950

  4. The feast in honor of this, celebrated on August 15

  5. Arrogance or presumption


  1. premise: a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
  2. a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions"
  3. the act of taking possession of or power over something; "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts"
  4. celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox Church
  5. (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
  6. presumption: audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"
  7. "Assumption" is Samuel Beckett's first published story, appearing in Transition magazine in June 1929, in the same issue as James Joyce's Work in Progress.
  8. (Assumptions) The many conditions and rules underlying the calculation of a pension benefit.
  9. Assumptions are factors that, for planning purposes, are considered to be true, real, or certain.  Assumptions affect all aspects of project planning, and are part of the progressive elaboration of the project. ...
  10. (11 Assumptions) 1. Administrator login is “administrator”. Department and student passwords are the codes assigned by administrator or code pulled from other systems. 2. Each department will have one Login id.
  11. (ASSUMPTIONS) Propositions for which no information can be made available within the scope of the study; aka Delimitations
  12. (ASSUMPTIONS) Values relating to future trends in certain key factors that affect the balance in the trust funds. ...
  13. (Assumptions (for IPEs, IPEEs, and PRAs)) In the context of individual plant examinations (IPEs), individual plant examinations for external events (IPEEE), and probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs), assumptions are those parts of the mathematical models that the analyst expects will hold true ...
  14. (Assumptions) (tell me if one of them is false or all are false)
  15. (Assumptions) A set of operating conditions and configurations provided by an airline to a manufacturer under which aircraft performance should be measured. Also known as ground rules.
  16. (Assumptions) A statement or condition agreed to be true for the purposes of a particular model (as when the Von Thunen Model assumes an isotropic plain); such statements or conditions may not hold in the real world, but are made in order to simplify a system and isolate important variables.
  17. (Assumptions) Assumption of an FHA-insured mortgage is a servicing function where the responsibility or paying for a mortgage is taken over by another person through simple assumption or creditworthiness assumption.
  18. (Assumptions) Basic understandings about unknown disaster situations that the disaster recovery plan is based on.
  19. (Assumptions) Certain conditions of the data that are required to be met for a statistical test to be valid, for example, conditions of normality, independence or randomness.
  20. (Assumptions) Explain the connections between immediate, intermediate, and long-term outcomes and expectations about how the approach is going to work.
  21. (Assumptions) Judgements concerning unknown factors and the future which are made in analyzing alternative courses of action. Assumptions are made to support and reasonably limit the scope of the analysis.
  22. (Assumptions) Variables applied to data used to project expected outcomes.
  23. (Assumptions) When teachers think about what they believe their students will or will not know or how they will behave in a particular lesson. For example, a teacher plans to teach present simple using the context of jobs and daily routines. ...
  24. (Assumptions) how to recognize, verify and test them
  25. (Assumptions) understandings or ways of seeing the world that are taken for granted by particular individuals or social groups.