Definition of ASSUME

  1. (verb)take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
  2. (verb)take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
  3. (verb)take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
  4. (verb)take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
  5. (verb)occupy or take on
  6. (verb)seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
  7. (verb)make a pretence of
  8. (verb)take up someone's soul into heaven
  9. (verb)put clothing on one's body