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    Definition of assumed in English Dictionary

  • Verb
    1. simple past tense and past participle of assume.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore assumedSUPmost assumed
      1. Used in a manner intended to deceive; fictitious.
        1. Appleby [ …] rose from his seat when Morales came in. He shook hands urbanely, unbuckled his sword, and laid his kepi on the table, and then sat down with an expression of concern in his olive face which Appleby fancied was assumed.
      2. Supposed or presumed.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • It has long been assumed that Malcolm is based on Alastair Campbell, former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s all-powerful strategizer, spokesman and interference blocker.
          • Most who have argued for evaluativism have been interested in establishing skepticism, and have assumed that evaluativism implied skepticism.
          • To this end, constant hydration ratios of the normohydrated LTM and ATM are assumed [ 17 ] and the model determines whether changes in ICF and ECF reflect increase or loss of ATM or LTM.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Adjectives
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Past participles
                • Verb simple past forms
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            Meaning of assumed for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "assumed" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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