- vt. 承担；假定；采取；呈现
- vi. 装腔作势；多管闲事
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2、英语表示为：take for granted as the basis of argument. -> suppose.
前缀as- 同ad-. 词根sum, 拿起，同resume, 重启。
- assume: see prompt
- assume (v.)
- early 15c., assumpten "to receive up into heaven" (especially of the Virgin Mary), also assumen "to arrogate," from Latin assumere, adsumere "to take up, take to oneself, take besides, obtain in addition," from ad- "to, up" (see ad-) + sumere "to take," from sub "under" (see sub-) + emere "to take" (see exempt (adj.)).
Meaning "to suppose, to take for granted as the basis of argument" is first recorded 1590s; that of "to take or put on (an appearance, etc.)" is from c. 1600. Related: Assumed; assuming. Early past participle was assumpt. In rhetorical usage, assume expresses what the assumer postulates, often as a confessed hypothesis; presume expresses what the presumer really believes.
- 1. Don't assume your baby automatically needs feeding if she's fretful.
- 2. Civilians assume, wrongly, that everything in the military runs smoothly.
- 3. People assume they know me through and through the moment we meet.
- 4. "Today?" — "I'd assume so, yeah."
- 5. You cannot assume that a speaker of English is ipso facto qualified to teach English.
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