Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That which is assumed; an assumption.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That which is assumed; an assumption.
  • transitive v. To take up; to elevate; to assume.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To take up; raise. See assume, v. t., 1.
  • To assume, as a proposition or premise.
  • To assume, as a property, attribute, etc.
  • To take to one's self; put on; assume.
  • n. That which is assumed; an assumption.

Etymologies

Latin assumptum, past participle neuter of assumere. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And Mary, in pity of his sorrow, sent him by the hands of children "the girdle with which her body was girt," -- just a strip of the blue sky sprinkled with stars, -- "and therefore he understood that she was assumpt into heaven."

    Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa With Sixteen Illustrations In Colour By William Parkinson And Sixteen Other Illustrations, Second Edition

  • He was assumpt and taken away from gathering of tolls, he was applied to the number of the apostles, he was put to the company of the evangelists, and set to the catalogue of martyrs.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 5

  • It is showed to thee, said the angel, in that vision that, the Virgin our Lady is assumpt into heaven as well in her body as in her soul.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • It is said in the same revelations that it was showed to her that the fortieth day after the soul departed from her body she was so assumpt into heaven, and also that when our blessed Lady spake to her, she said: After the Ascension of our Lord a whole year, and as many days more as be from the Ascension unto her assumption, she overlived.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • And anon the girdle with which her body was girt came to him from the air, which he received, and thereby he understood that she was assumpt into heaven.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • And there were made ready the obsequies and the devotion ot Jesu Christ, and the coming of the celestial company, and the persecution of the Jews, and the shining of the miracles, and that she was assumpt into heaven, body and soul.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • It is to be noted that the glorious Virgin Mary was assumpt and lifted up into heaven entirely joyously and gloriously.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 4

  • The leaders of the Abolition Society disclaim all such wishes or intentions; they only act apparently on the assumpt ion that they are exercising just rights, which they are not bound to give up, because other men will act unreasonably and wickedly.

    An essay on slavery and abolitionism, with reference to the duty of American females. By Catharine E. Beecher

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