Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you assume something, you guess or believe something without having enough information to know that it’s true.

Examples: (verb) Politicians often assume that their policy ideas are better than those of their colleagues. (verb) It is foolish to assume that the data is inaccurate.

Synonyms: verbs: accept, believe, guess.

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