а) общ. принимать, брать на себя (ответственность, риск, управление и т. д.)

to assume a responsibility — брать на себя ответственность

1to assume a risk — брать [принимать\] на себя риск

to assume control over — брать на себя контроль (над)

to assume charge of a business — принять на себя ведение дел (напр., фирмы)

to assume the command — принимать командование

to assume a dominating role — взять на себя главную роль

to assume an obligation — принимать на себя обязательство

1to assume reinsurance — принимать на [в\] перестрахование

The Company also assumes a portion of premiums written by other affiliate companies whose passenger transportation insurance business it manages.

б) общ. предпринимать

to assume measures — принять меры

to assume the offensive — перейти в наступление

в) общ. присваивать (право и т. п.), узурпировать (напр., власть)

to assume a right to — присвоить право на что-л.

to assumed the reins of government — узурпировать власть

he assumed a new name — он принял псевдоним [вымышленное имя\]

2) общ. допускать, предполагать, думать (как правило, безосновательно)

let us assume that— допустим, что

Assume the contrary. — Допустим противное [обратное\].

He is not such a fool as you assumed him to be. — Он не такой дурак, как вы думали.

3) общ. принимать (определенный характер, форму)

assume the original form — принять первоначальную форму

his illness assumed a grave character — его болезнь приняла серьезный характер

Англо-русский экономический словарь.

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  • assume — as·sume vt as·sumed, as·sum·ing 1: to voluntarily take upon oneself assume a risk 2: to take over (the debts or obligations of another) as one s own assume a mortgage Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • assume — UK US /əˈsjuːm/ verb [T] ► to begin to take control of something: assume control/office/a role »Europe has assumed a leadership role in the prevention of future global crises. assume responsibility for sth »The FSA said mortgages would not be… …   Financial and business terms

  • assume — assume, presume 1. Both words can mean ‘suppose’ and are often interchangeable in this meaning. Fowler (1926) maintained that there is a stronger element of postulation or hypothesis in assume and of a belief held on the basis of external… …   Modern English usage

  • assume — [ə so͞om′, əsyo͞om′] vt. assumed, assuming [ME assumen < L assumere, to take up, claim < ad , to + sumere, to take: see CONSUME] 1. to take on or put on (the appearance, form, role, etc. of) 2. to seize; usurp [to assume control] 3. to take …   English World dictionary

  • assume — 1 Assume, affect, pretend, simulate, feign, counterfeit, sham mean to put on a false or deceptive appearance. Assume often implies a pardonable motive rather than an intent to deceive {it sometimes happens that by assuming an air of cheerfulness… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • assume — [v1] believe, take for granted accept, ascertain, be afraid, be inclined to think, conclude, conjecture, consider, count upon, deduce, deem, divine, estimate, expect, fall for, fancy, find, gather, get the idea*, guess, have a hunch*, have… …   New thesaurus

  • Assume — As*sume , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Assumed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Assuming}.] [L. assumere; ad + sumere to take; sub + emere to take, buy: cf. F. assumer. See {Redeem}.] 1. To take to or upon one s self; to take formally and demonstratively; sometimes,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assume — (v.) early 15c., assumpten to receive up into heaven (especially of the Virgin Mary), also assumen to arrogate, from L. assumere to take up, take to oneself, from ad to, up (see AD (Cf. ad )) + sumere to take, from sub under + emere …   Etymology dictionary

  • Assume — As*sume , v. i. 1. To be arrogant or pretentious; to claim more than is due. Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) To undertake, as by a promise. Burrill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • assume — an agreement to continue performing duties under a contract or lease (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) An agreement between the debtor and the other party to an executory contract to continue performing duties under that contract. A lease is… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • assumé — assumé, ée (a su mé, mée) part. passé. La responsabilité assumée par cet employé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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