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adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned: an assumed name; an assumed air of humility.
taken for granted; supposed: His assumed innocence proved untrue.

1615–25; assume + -ed2

assumedly [uh-soo-mid-lee] , adverb
nonassumed, adjective
self-assumed, adjective
unassumed, adjective
well-assumed, adjective
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assumed (əˈsjuːmd)
1.  false; fictitious: an assumed name
2.  taken for granted: an assumed result
3.  usurped; arrogated: an assumed authority

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Word Origin & History

mid-15c., "to receive up into heaven" (especially of the Virgin Mary, e.g. Feast of the Assumption, celebrated Aug. 15, attested from c.1300), from L. assumere "to take up," from ad- "to, up" + sumere "to take," from sub "under" + emere "to take" (see exempt). Early pp. was
assumpt. Meaning "to suppose" is first recorded 1590s. In rhetorical usage, assume expresses what the assumer postulates, often as a confessed hypothesis; presume expresses what the presumer really believes.
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