Synonyms for Assumption:
n.force, oligopoly, authority, control, monopoly, might, postulate, domination, theory, power, leadership, greatness. arrogation, assuming. give, preemption, seizure, usurpation. reason. chutzpah, Impudency, pushiness, face, audaciousness, nerviness, brashness, forwardness, gall, uppishness, cheek, sassiness, brazenness, incivility, rudeness, audacity, courtesy, pertness, nerve, uppityness, Familiarity, attitude, crust, impertinence, sauce, overconfidence, brass, cheekiness, disrespect, discourtesy, insolence, sauciness. •acquisition (noun)
annexation, claim, gain, appropriation, collection, addition, accumulation, acquisition, purchase, catch, procurement.
brass, chutzpah, insolence, nerve.
•assuming possession, power (noun)
appropriation, arrogation, seizure, usurpation, acquisition.
effrontery, Assumption Of Mary, premise, presumptuousness, presumption, supposition, laying claim, august 15, premiss, supposal.
foreknowledge, presupposition, suspicion, preparedness, readiness, deduction, anticipation, apprehension, Expectance, presumption, Envisagement.
•taking something for granted; something expected (noun)
hypothesis, suspicion, postulate, postulation, theory, presumption, premise, assuming, inference, supposition, supposal, belief, presupposition, conjecture.
dissertation, exposition, assertion, paradigm, subject, consideration, idea, question, essay, statement, conjecture, inference, position, contention, premise, postulation, theme, matter, problem, basis, argument, query, topic, thesis, principle, axiom, point, issue, theorem, concept, motif, belief, hypothesis, text, opinion.
•Assumption of Mary
Assumption Of Mary.
chutzpah, nerviness, overconfidence, preemption, sassiness, sauciness, pushiness, arrogation, incivility, Impudency, uppityness, brazenness, uppishness, cheekiness. discourtesy, rudeness, forwardness, cheek, audaciousness, brashness, thought, theory, usurpation. crust, audacity, gall, nerve, insolence, sauce, disrespect, brass, impertinence, pertness. seizure, Familiarity. face.
Usage examples for assumption
If showers of fish are to be explained on the assumption that they are carried up by squalls or violent winds, from rivers or spaces of water not far away from where they fall, it would be nothing wonderful were they seen to descend from the air during the furious squalls which occasionally occur in June." – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent