- v. （无证据的）假设；（承担）责任；夺取（权力）；呈现；假装；承担……的债务（assume 的过去式及过去分词）
- adj. 假装的；假设的；篡夺的
及物动词的用法：If you assume that something is true, you imagine that it is true, sometimes wrongly. 假设例：
It is a misconception to assume that the two continents are similar.
If mistakes occurred, they were assumed to be the fault of the commander on the spot.
及物动词的用法：If someone assumes power or responsibility, they take power or responsibility. 接受 (权利、责任)例：
Mr. Cross will assume the role of CEO with a team of four directors.
及物动词的用法：If you assume a particular expression or way of behaving, you start to look or behave in this way. 做出 (某表情); 采取 (某行为方式)例：
He managed to assume an air of calm.
- adj. [数]假定的；假装的
Economists have long assumed that job creation would lag behind overall improvement of economic conditions in the United States.
And specifically, when we talk about ionization energy, it's assumed that what we mean is actually the first ionization energy.
And I found there were very few philosophers to even touch that topic, it was just something that they just assumed that somehow, yes, of course all humans have dignity and moral status and rights.
It turns out that being assumed dead and then discovered to be alive has its perks.
Remaining zen about game-blogging is obviously not going to be as easy as I assumed.
Extreme weather events have recently assumed a central role in the global warming discussion.