Synonyms of assumption in English:

assumption


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noun

1‘the statistic is only an informed assumption’

SYNONYMS
supposition, presupposition, presumption, premise, belief, expectation, conjecture, speculation, surmise, guess, theory, hypothesis, postulation, conclusion, deduction, inference, thought, suspicion, notion, impression, fancy
guesswork, guessing, reckoning
informal guesstimate

2‘Theresa shrugged with an assumption of ease’

SYNONYMS
pretence, simulation, affectation
feigning, faking, shamming, pretending

3‘there is an early assumption of community obligation in the tribe’

SYNONYMS
acceptance, shouldering, handling, managing, tackling, taking on
undertaking, entering on, setting about, embarkation on

4‘no one had foreseen the assumption of power by the revolutionaries’

SYNONYMS
seizure, seizing, taking, taking over, taking away, appropriation, appropriating, commandeering, expropriation, expropriating, confiscation, confiscating, requisition, requisitioning, hijack, hijacking, wresting, usurping, pre-empting, arrogation, claiming