Thesaurus / assuming

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

“Nor I,” declared Bentley, with no need of assuming a part to say it.
CLAIM NUMBER ONEGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
I am assuming, of course, that the company knows its own interests just as well as you and your fellow workmen know yours.
Surely I am right in assuming that to live for others is unselfish, and that you recognize it as being so.
PATHS OF JUDGEMENTANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Assuming the milk to be normal in character, success depends on the use of a proper combination of these factors.
THE BOOK OF CHEESECHARLES THOM AND WALTER WARNER FISK
The assuming a character ourselves, or the seeing others assume an imaginary character, is an enjoyment natural to humanity.
My assuming the part of judge is as much a surprise for my brother as for you.
CRIME AND PUNISHMENTFYODOR DOSTOEVSKY
It seemed as if he found some special pleasure in assuming this tone of martyrdom just now.
NEW GRUB STREETGEORGE GISSING
However, perhaps I am wrong in assuming that the newspaper report is correct.
Assuming that he was overlord of Hungary, he declared that its crown should fall to the house of Anjou.
I have been assuming that the wings of the insect previously lay flat.
PRACTICAL TAXIDERMYMONTAGU BROWNE

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