Assume etymology


English word assume comes from Latin sumo, Latin ad- (To.), Italian sumo (Sumo (Japanese wrestling).), French sumo (Sumo. Sumotori.), Italian ad-, French ad-, Latin ad- + sumo|sumo

Etymology of assume

Detailed word origin of assume

Dictionary entry Language Definition
sumo Latin (lat) I adopt; borrow.. I buy, purchase.. I choose, select.. I exact satisfaction, inflict punishment.. I fascinate, charm.. I obtain, acquire, receive, get, take.. I take, take up, assume; seize; claim, arrogate.. I undertake, begin, enter upon.. I use, apply, employ, spend, consume.
ad- Latin (lat) To.
sumo Italian (it) Sumo (Japanese wrestling).
sumo French (fr) Sumo. Sumotori.
ad- Italian (it)
ad- French (fr)
ad- + sumo|sumo Latin (lat)
assumere Latin (lat)
assume English (en) To adopt a feigned quality or manner.. To adopt an idea or cause.. To authenticate by means of belief; to surmise; to suppose to be true, especially without proof.. To receive or adopt.. To take on a position, duty or form.

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