assuming

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈsjuːmɪŋ/, /əˈsuːmɪŋ/

VerbEdit

assuming

  1. present participle of assume

NounEdit

assuming (plural assumings)

  1. An assumption.
    • December 16, 1656, Thomas Burton, diary entry
      No positive inference can he drawn from Nayler's confession, as to his assuming the attributes of Christ, but rather a positive denial of these assumings.

AdjectiveEdit

assuming (comparative more assuming, superlative most assuming)

  1. haughty; arrogant

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