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"Assume" in Chinese?

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How do I Say "Assume" in Chinese?

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How do I Write "Assume" in Chinese?

"Assume" in Chinese : 承担

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Pronunciation : As*sume"
Part of Speech : v. t. [imp. & p. p. Assumed; p. pr. & vb. n. Assuming.]
Etymology : [L. assumere; ad + sumere to take; sub + emere to take, buy: cf. F. assumer. See Redeem.]
Definition : 1. To take to or upon one's self; to take formally and demonstratively; sometimes, to appropriate or take unjustly. Trembling they stand while Jove assumes the throne. Pope. The god assumed his native form again. Pope.

2. To take for granted, or without proof; to suppose as a fact; to suppose or take arbitrarily or tentatively. The consequences of assumed principles. Whewell.

3. To pretend to possess; to take in appearance. Ambition assuming the mask of religion. Porteus. Assume a virtue, if you have it not. Shak.

4. To receive or adopt. The sixth was a young knight of lesser renown and lower rank, assumed into that honorable company. Sir W. Scott.

Syn. -- To arrogate; usurp; appropriate.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : As*sume"
Part of Speech : v. i.
Definition : 1. To be arrogant or pretentious; to claim more than is due. Bp. Burnet.

2. (Law)

Defn: To undertake, as by a promise. Burrill.


Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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