What is the opposite of assuming?

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Adjective
Opposite of arrogant or presumptuous
Adjective
(of a person) Opposite of informal or intimate to an inappropriate degree
“Her modest and unassuming manner is admirable and, in a way, is one of the reasons why the volunteers go out of their way to help.”
Adjective
Opposite of trusting
Adjective
Opposite of characterized by a lack of sincerity
Verb
Opposite of to hold an opinion
“I started doubting that the president should be spending so much time on social media.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to suppose to be the case, without proof
“These matters are of grave public concern and the people deserve to know the truth.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to take on a position, role or duty
“He told reporters he'd had to unwillingly relinquish the role that brought him worldwide fame.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to adopt a feigned quality, manner or identity
Drop the accent, speak in your true voice, the fake accent is so unconvincing.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to take possession of
“Their rivals generally refuse to relinquish their weapons, fearing that in a pinch the government will rearm or fight on behalf of their enemy.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to hire (somebody) for work or a job
“The sudden downturn in the market saw the ironmasters quickly dismiss surplus workers and cut the wages of those in work.”
Conjunction
Opposite of supposing it is the case that
Noun
Opposite of the action or fact of adopting or being adopted
Noun
Opposite of a preliminary conjecture or speculation
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