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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
          • Most who have argued for evaluativism have been interested in establishing skepticism, and have assumed that evaluativism implied skepticism.
          • Researchers assumed that there was no venom without a delivery system, and so they concluded that venomousness must be a highly derived trait seen in a relatively small fraction of all snake species.
          • Some of the phrasal adverbs have assumed the form of single words, by that symphytism which naturally attaches these light elements to each other. — Earle.
      • 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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