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6 dicționare găsite pentru assumption
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Assumption \As*sump"tion\ (?; 215), n. [OE. assumpcioun a taking
     up into heaven, L. assumptio a taking, fr. assumere: cf. F.
     assomption. See Assume.]
     1. The act of assuming, or taking to or upon one's self; the
        act of taking up or adopting.
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              The assumption of authority.          --Whewell.
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     2. The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing
        without proof; supposition; unwarrantable claim.
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              This gives no sanction to the unwarrantable
              assumption that the soul sleeps from the period of
              death to the resurrection of the body. --Thodey.
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              That calm assumption of the virtues.  --W. Black.
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     3. The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a
        supposition.
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              Hold! says the Stoic; your assumption's wrong.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     4. (Logic) The minor or second proposition in a categorical
        syllogism.
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     5. The taking of a person up into heaven. Hence: (Rom. Cath.
        & Greek Churches) A festival in honor of the ascent of the
        Virgin Mary into heaven.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  assumption
       n 1: a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a
            conclusion can be drawn; "on the assumption that he has
            been injured we can infer that he will not to play"
            [syn: premise, premiss]
       2: a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is
          built upon certain assumptions" [syn: supposition, supposal]
       3: the act of taking possession of or power over something;
          "his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in
          Cuba"; "the Nazi assumption of power in 1934"; "he
          acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars
          and the assumption of the company's debts" [syn: laying
          claim]
       4: celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin
          Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life
          ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern
          Orthodox church [syn: Assumption of Mary, August 15]
       5: audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right
          to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness" [syn: presumption,
           presumptuousness, effrontery]
       6: (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the
          Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
       7: the act of assuming or taking for granted; "your assumption
          that I would agree was unwarranted"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  281 Moby Thesaurus words for "assumption":
     a priori principle, about-face, acceptance, accession, acquisition,
     admission, admittance, adoption, affirmation, alchemy, allegory,
     allusion, anointing, anointment, apotheosis, appointment,
     appropriation, apriorism, arcane meaning, arrogation, ascension,
     ascent, aspiration, assertion, assignment, assimilation,
     assumed position, assumption, assurance, assured faith, attitude,
     authorization, axiom, basis, beatification, becoming,
     borrowed plumes, canonization, categorical proposition, change,
     change-over, cheerful expectation, climate of opinion,
     colonization, coloration, common belief, community sentiment,
     conceit, concept, conception, conclusion, confidence, conjecture,
     connotation, conquest, consecration, consensus gentium,
     consideration, conversion, conviction, copying, coronation, data,
     deification, delegation, dependence, deputation, derivation,
     deriving, desire, doomed hope, election, elevation, empowerment,
     encroachment, enshrinement, enslavement, entailment, erection,
     escalation, estimate, estimation, ethos, exaltation, expectation,
     eye, fair prospect, faith, familiarity, feeling, fervent hope,
     first principles, flip-flop, foundation, fundamental, gathering,
     general belief, getting, good cheer, good hope, great expectations,
     ground, growth, guess, guesswork, height, high hopes, hint, hope,
     hopeful prognosis, hopefulness, hopes, hoping, hoping against hope,
     hubris, hypothesis, hypothesis ad hoc, idea, imitation,
     implication, implied meaning, import, imposition, impression,
     indent, inference, infringement, innuendo, insolence, intimation,
     invasion, involvement, ironic suggestion, judgment, lapse, law,
     lawlessness, legitimate succession, lemma, liberties,
     liberty abused, license, licentiousness, lifting, lights,
     major premise, meaning, metaphorical sense, mind, minor premise,
     mocking, mystique, naturalization, notion, nuance, observation,
     occult meaning, occupation, opinion, overtone, overweening,
     overweeningness, passage, pasticcio, pastiche, personal judgment,
     philosopheme, philosophical proposition, pirating, plagiarism,
     plagiary, playing God, point of view, popular belief, posit,
     position, postulate, postulation, postulatum, posture,
     prayerful hope, preemption, premise, preoccupation, prepossession,
     presumption, presumptuousness, presupposal, presupposition,
     prevailing belief, principle, progress, promise, proposition,
     propositional function, prospect, prospects, public belief,
     public opinion, raising, re-formation, reaction, rearing, receipt,
     receival, receiving, reception, reconversion, reduction, reliance,
     requisition, resolution, resurrection, reversal,
     sanguine expectation, security, seizure, sentiment,
     set of postulates, shift, sight, simulation, stance, statement,
     subjugation, subsense, subsidiary sense, subsumption, succession,
     suggestion, sumption, supposal, supposing, supposition, surmise,
     sursum corda, switch, switch-over, symbolism, takeover, taking,
     taking over, the Ascension, the Assumption, theorem, theory,
     thesis, thinking, thought, tinge, touch, transformation, transit,
     transition, translation, trespass, trespassing, trust, truth table,
     truth-function, truth-value, turning into, undercurrent,
     undermeaning, undertone, undue liberty, upbuoying, upcast,
     upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upping, uprearing, upthrow, upthrust,
     usurpation, view, volte-face, way of thinking, well-grounded hope,
     working hypothesis  
     
Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer (1990) :

  Assumption, IL (city, FIPS 2609)
    Location: 39.51796 N, 89.04843 W
    Population (1990): 1244 (579 housing units)
    Area: 2.3 sq km (land), 0.0 sq km (water)
    Zip code(s): 62510

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Assumption -- U.S. Parish in Louisiana
     Population (2000):    23388
     Housing Units (2000): 9635
     Land area (2000):     338.681886 sq. miles (877.182021 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    25.871397 sq. miles (67.006609 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    364.553283 sq. miles (944.188630 sq. km)
     Located within:       Louisiana (LA), FIPS 22
     Location:             29.926900 N, 91.054794 W
     Headwords:
      Assumption
      Assumption, LA
      Assumption Parish
      Assumption Parish, LA
  

Din dicționarul U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Assumption, IL -- U.S. city in Illinois
     Population (2000):    1261
     Housing Units (2000): 607
     Land area (2000):     0.879889 sq. miles (2.278902 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.879889 sq. miles (2.278902 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            02609
     Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
     Location:             39.519545 N, 89.049129 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     62510
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Assumption, IL
      Assumption
  

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