assumable

assumable

[uh-soo-muh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being assumed, as an office or an obligation: Assumable mortgages are hard to find these days.

Origin:
1775–85; assume + -able

assumability, noun
assumably, adverb
unassumable, adjective
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assume (əˈsjuːm)
 
vb
1.  (may take a clause as object) to take for granted; accept without proof; suppose: to assume that someone is sane
2.  to take upon oneself; undertake or take on or over (a position, responsibility, etc): to assume office
3.  to pretend to; feign: he assumed indifference, although the news affected him deeply
4.  to take or put on; adopt: the problem assumed gigantic proportions
5.  to appropriate or usurp (power, control, etc); arrogate: the revolutionaries assumed control of the city
6.  Christianity (of God) to take up (the soul of a believer) into heaven
 
[C15: from Latin assūmere to take up, from sūmere to take up, from sub- + emere to take]
 
as'sumable
 
adj
 
as'sumer
 
n

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