assumption

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  • A third approach is found by starting out with two very simple assumptions.
  • But here also assumptions had to be made about the number of persons per train.
  • A common assumption is that people think in language, and that language and thought influence each other.
  • Our various thoughts and assumptions about ideas are what give them meaning.
  • There is no evidence that any of these assumptions are true, or even likely.
  • We give the construction first in these two cases, under the assumption that we have only two objects.
  • When tests are scored right-wrong, an important assumption has been made about learning.
  • The agreement was based on the assumption that a war would occur not before three years.
  • In this more general setting, usually additional assumptions are needed to obtain such results.
  • The assumption was that they were taking a break from recording the TV series.
  • Thus, we have to make certain assumptions about the interaction between these two systems.
  • That is, the method is used even though the assumptions are not true.
  • However, this was probably based on the assumption that the animals could not take off from the water surface.
  • Models are only as good as the assumptions on which they are based.
  • The prosecution did not provide any evidence to support its different assumption.
  • The theme of responsibility assumption appears in several places in popular culture.
  • Usually not all of this information is available and conservative assumptions have to be made.
  • Assumption School was the combination of several black schools in the area.
  • It can be shown that this is (under certain assumptions) always equal to c.
  • In his own words, his assumption was that "language and culture cannot be separated."
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Words starting with assumption

Meaning of assumption

  • noun A hypothesis that is taken for granted
    any society is built upon certain assumptions
  • noun The act of taking possession of or power over something
    his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cuba, the Nazi assumption of power in 1934, he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts
  • noun Celebration in the roman catholic church of the virgin mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the dormition in the eastern orthodox church
  • noun (christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the virgin mary when her earthly life had ended
  • noun The act of assuming or taking for granted
    your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted