Definition of Assumes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of assume) ¹

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Definition of Assumes

1. assume [v] - See also: assume

Literary usage of Assumes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"The 3d plea assumes that some of the parties to the bills in question sustain towards each other the relation of ..."

2. A Treatise on Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David Hume, Thomas Hill Green (1874)
"It is clear that here in his very statement of the ques- It assumes tion Locke begs the answer. If the intuitive certainty is ..."

3. The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire by Edward Gibbon (1881)
"During the emperor's absence a detachment of the Praetorian assumes guards remained at Rome to protect, or rather to command, maud of the capital. ..."

4. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"Chapter 3 The Enterprise assumes Control of Contra Support In the summer of 1985, Congress voted to appropriate $27 million for the Contras' humanitarian ..."

5. The History of England by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"Alban's—Edward IV. assumes the crown—Miscellaneous transactions of this reign. A WEAK prince, seated on the throne of England, had never failed, ..."

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