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

How to pronounce assuming?

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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. Casey Bruno:

    She was taking care of Mr. Lachalle after he was wounded, is what I ’m assuming.

  3. Michael Testorf:

    Assuming the Fed is raising interest rates, differentials will be in favor of the U.S..

  4. William Schaffner:

    Assuming that Ma is correct, we're going to have to re-evaluate our strategy, that's for sure.

  5. Thomas Wassel:

    Assuming it's upheld on appeal, it may be more than influential, it will be controlling in California.

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