Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ASSUMES

It assumes to be prophetical, and its utterances are oracular.

I can but write according to the shape he assumes at the time.

The child, becoming in time a parent, assumes a parent's debt.

Bunyan conceals nothing, assumes nothing, and exaggerates nothing.

The arcade now assumes the aspect of a regular cut-throat alley.

Paolo, taking possession of the duchy, assumes the title of governor.

He assumes that the lettering which borders the bodice in this drawing—ALS.

It is in this guise that Islam assumes the rle of a universal religion.

It assumes that if you do not crush your opponent first, he will crush you.

She makes her husband invisible, while she assumes the form of a woodman.