What is another word for assume?

Need synonyms for assume? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
To suppose to be the case, without proof
more ❯
“Far be it for me to assume that exercise was supposed to be fun.”
Verb
To take on a position, duty or form
more ❯
“Homer would assume the role of nuclear technician after convincing Mr. Burns that he would gladly accept abuse without complaining.”
Verb
To adopt a feigned quality, manner or identity
more ❯
“Alexia would assume the accent of a Southern belle, hoping to impress the Bronx crowd.”
Verb
To take possession of
“Following a legal battle, she will now assume ownership of part of her late husband's estate.”
Verb
To take on a position, duty or form
“At thirteen, she is expected to leave her childhood behind and assume the position of the Lady of the Castle.”
Verb
To provide with a paying job
“In 1804, Mr. Constable had assumed as partner Mr. Alexander Gibson Hunter, of Blackness.”
Verb
To grant something to someone
Verb
To involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
Verb
(succeed to) Become the new rightful holder of an office, title, or property
Verb
To expect or want something to happen
more ❯
Verb
(of a position, state, or form) To acquire or assume
Verb
To provide with a paying job
more ❯
Verb
To endure or tolerate
more ❯
Verb
Assume responsibility for
Verb
Put clothing on
Verb
To physically assimilate or take, especially a liquid
Verb
To take for one's own benefit, typically without permission
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder
Watch and Learn

See Also

Nearby Words
6-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2020