assumed

  • 1 Assumed — As*sumed , a. 1. Supposed. [1913 Webster] 2. Pretended; hypocritical; make believe; as, an assumed character. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 assumed — [adj1] pretended affected, artificial, bogus, counterfeit, fake, false, feigned, fictitious, imitation, made up, make believe, phony, pretended, put on, sham, simulated, spurious; concept 582 Ant. genuine, natural, real assumed [adj2] expected… …

    New thesaurus

  • 3 assumed — I (feigned) adjective adopted, apocryphal, bogus, contrived, counterfeit, deceptive, delusive, disguised, fabricated, factitious, fake, false, fictitious, fraudulent, invented, manufactured, misleading, misrepresented, pretended, pretexted,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 assumed — [ə so͞omd, əsyo͞omd′] adj. 1. pretended; put on; fictitious 2. taken for granted …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Assumed — Assume As*sume , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assuming}.] [L. assumere; ad + sumere to take; sub + emere to take, buy: cf. F. assumer. See {Redeem}.] 1. To take to or upon one s self; to take formally and demonstratively;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 assumed — adj. (cannot stand alone) assumed to + inf. (she was assumed to be out of the country) * * * [ə sjuːmd] (cannot stand alone) assumed to + inf. (she was assumed to be out of the country) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 7 assumed — assumedly /euh sooh mid lee/, adv. /euh soohmd /, adj. 1. adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned: an assumed name; an assumed air of humility. 2. taken for granted; supposed: His assumed innocence proved untrue. 3. usurped.… …

    Universalium

  • 8 assumed — adjective under an assumed name using a false name: He registered at the hotel under an assumed name …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 assumed — adjective adopted in order to deceive an assumed name an assumed cheerfulness a fictitious address fictive sympathy a pretended interest a put on childish voice sham modesty …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 assumed — adj. Assumed is used with these nouns: ↑identity, ↑name …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 assumed — adjective an assumed name Syn: false, fictitious, invented, made up, fake, bogus, sham, spurious, make believe, improvised, adopted; informal pretend, phony Ant: genuine …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 12 assumed —   Kuhi.    ♦ Assumed name, inoa kapakapa …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 13 assumed — adjective a) Used in a manner intended to deceive; fictitious. b) Supposed or presumed …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 assumed — Synonyms and related words: accepted, accounted as, affected, alleged, apocryphal, artificial, assumptive, bastard, bogus, brummagem, chanced, colorable, colored, conjectured, counterfeit, counterfeited, deceptive, deemed, delusory, distorted,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 assumed — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Taken for granted] Syn. presumed, understood, presupposed, counted on, inferred, postulated, given, granted, taken for granted, taken as known, conjectured, accepted, supposed, suppositional, hypothetical, hypothesized.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 16 assumed — as sumed || md adj. supposed; taken on (of a duty or position); adopted, taken as one s own (of an idea, name) as·sume || É™ sjuːm v. surmise, suppose to be true (especially without proof); take on a position or duty; adopt an idea or cause …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 17 assumed — adj 1. pretended, feigned, adopted; fictitious, make believe, false, sham; counterfeit, spurious, bogus, so called, pseudo. 2. taken for granted, supposed, presupposed, presumed; suppositional, hypothetical; given, granted, conceded, allowed. 3.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 18 assumed — as·sumed …

    English syllables

  • 19 assumed — adjective Syn: false, fictitious, fake, bogus, invented, made up; informal pretend, phoney Ant: genuine …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 20 assumed — as•sumed [[t]əˈsumd[/t]] adj. 1) adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned 2) taken for granted; supposed 3) usurped • Etymology: 1615–25 as•sum′ed•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang


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