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Meaning of ASSUMED

Pronunciation:  u'soomd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  accepted as real or true without proof; "an assumed increase in population"; "the assumed reason for his absence"; "assumptive beliefs"; "his loyalty was taken for granted"
  2. [adj]  adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
  3. [adj]  taken as your right without justification; "was hearing evidence in an assumed capacity"; "Congress's arrogated powers over domains hitherto belonging to the states"

ASSUMED is a 7 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: acknowledged, arrogated, assumptive, counterfeit, false, fictitious, fictive, imitative, pretended, put on, sham, taken, taken for granted(p)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\As*sumed"\, a.
1. Supposed.

2. Pretended; hypocritical; make-believe; as, an assumed

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