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Assume (v. t.) To take to or upon one's self; to take formally and demonstratively; sometimes, to appropriate or take unjustly.
Assume (v. t.) To take for granted, or without proof; to suppose as a fact; to suppose or take arbitrarily or tentatively.
Assume (v. t.) To pretend to possess; to take in appearance.
Assume (v. t.) To receive or adopt.
Assume (v. i.) To be arrogant or pretentious; to claim more than is due.
Assume (v. i.) To undertake, as by a promise.