Thesaurus / assume

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As the Will may assume in the absence of such affirmations, and in the direction of them, so it may in opposition to them.
We may, in the first place, assume that law or plan must characterize creation.
But if we admit that there can be something uncaused, there is no reason to assume a cause for anything.
THEISMROBERT FLINT
It was pride, too, and a certain resentment that Charmian should assume authority to make Mr. Ludlow do this or that.
THE COAST OF BOHEMIAWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Then curiosity conquered the fit of indignation which Miss Hamilton had thought well to assume.
MR. MARX'S SECRETE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
We can only assume that the iron club is chosen in consequence of the number of bad lies there are about.
Assume a virtue if you have it not and you who are short and fat, don't grow any shorter and fatter.
India, we must assume, would come within the province and jurisdiction of the Federation.
The most confidential ministers dared not assume any familiarity with the President.
He left there on October 1, 1906, to assume executive charge of the Boston & Albany.

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