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Definition of "assuming" []

  • Presumptuous; arrogant. (adjective)
  • On the assumption that; supposing: Assuming the house is for sale, would you buy it? (conjunction)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "assuming" in a sentence
  • "So the tacit implication here is that Palin didn't have the baby but because her daughter was away with mono, which I'm assuming is code for she is pregnant, and therefore after having the child the Palin's took it on as their own?"
  • "He can continue pouring our assets down that rat hole until the end of his term assuming he is not removed by impeachment."
  • "Type in her name assuming she has a Google profile-if she doesn't, then she's just public and see which of your posts show up for her."