What does assuming mean?

Definitions for assuming
əˈsu mɪŋas·sum·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assumptive, assuming, presumptuous(adj)

    excessively forward

    "an assumptive person"; "on a subject like this it would be too assuming for me to decide"; "the duchess would not put up with presumptuous servants"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assuming

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  2. Assuming(adj)

    pretentious; taking much upon one's self; presumptuous

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'assuming' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4790

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'assuming' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4192

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assuming in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assuming in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of assuming in a Sentence

  1. John Alejandro King, a.k.a. The Covert Comic, www.covertcomic.com:

    I'm all for one-world government, assuming we can find a world.

  2. Edward Glossop:

    We will probably see inflation rising, assuming the peso doesn't recoup some of those loses, the key point there is that high inflation means the peso will need to continue to weaken to maintain its competitiveness.

  3. Devin Nunes:

    What I'm assuming is, is that this was picked up as they were tracking someone else, and if that's the case, that would have had to go up to the highest levels of the Obama administration to get approval to unmask who [the non-targeted party was], and in this case, it was General Flynn.

  4. Stephane Beyazian:

    Bouygues' board will likely accept the offer, in our view, assuming there is a material cash proportion, however, we also believe that the board will need to consider that they may not achieve a better value for this asset, even assuming that the ongoing restructuring plan is successful.

  5. David Plouffe:

    Thats assuming Jill Stein will give it up, which Jill Stein might not because shes also a Russian asset.

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