assume (v):
put clothing on one's body
What should I wear today?
He put on his best suit for the wedding.
The princess donned a long blue dress.
The queen assumed the stately robes.
He got into his jeans

Related Word: wear
assume (v):
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect
His voice took on a sad tone.
The story took a new turn.
he adopted an air of superiority.
She assumed strange manners.
The gods assume human or animal form in these fables
assume (v):
take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof
I assume his train was late
Related Words: presume
assume (v):
take up someone's soul into heaven
This is the day when May was assumed into heaven
assume (v):
make a pretence of
She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger.
he feigned sleep

Related Words: feignshamsimulate
assume (v):
occupy or take on
He assumes the lotus position.
She took her seat on the stage.
We took our seats in the orchestra.
She took up her position behind the tree.
strike a pose
assume (v):
take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
I'll accept the charges.
She agreed to bear the responsibility
assume (v):
seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession
He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town.
he usurped my rights.
She seized control of the throne after her husband died

Related Words: arrogatetake overusurp
assume (v):
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities
When will the new President assume office?
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An exception to the rule

istisnalar kaideyi bozmaz.
Something does not conform to or agree with a rule.

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