Definition of Assumptions:

  1. Accepted cause and effect relationships, or estimates of the existence of a fact from the known existence of other fact(s). Although useful in providing basis for action and in creating what if scenarios to simulate different realities or possible situations, assumptions are dangerous when accepted as reality without thorough examination. See also critical thinking and rule of thumb.

  2. The reception of the Virgin Mary bodily into heaven. This was formally declared a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1950.The feast in honour of the Assumption, celebrated on 15 August.

  3. Arrogance or presumption.

  4. The action of taking on power or responsibility.

  5. A thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof.

Synonyms of Assumptions

Acceptance, Shouldering, Handling, Managing, Tackling, Taking on, Supposition, Presupposition, Presumption, Premise, Belief, Expectation, Conjecture, Speculation, Surmise, Guess, Theory, Hypothesis, Postulation, Conclusion, Deduction, Inference, Thought, Suspicion, Notion, Impression, Fancy

How to use Assumptions in a sentence?

  1. His Requiem Mass was celebrated in the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
  2. Mary was making assumptions about Sally even though they had just met two minutes ago. Mary was thinking that Sally was a mean person.
  3. When people are in doubt or confused about something, they may begin to make inaccurate assumptions that are far from true.
  4. When you are making a business decision with limited info you must hope that your assumptions about the future play out.
  5. They made certain assumptions about the market.
  6. The assumption of an active role in regional settlements.

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