English-Swedish translation of assumption

Translation of the word assumption from english to swedish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

assumption in Swedish

factnoun antagande [n], förmodan [n (invariable)], förutsättning [u]
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Definitions of assumption
1. assumption - a hypothesis that is taken for granted; "any society is built upon certain assumptions"
  supposition, supposal
  hypothesis, theory, possibility a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
  conclusion an intuitive assumption; "jump to a conclusion"
  basis, cornerstone, fundament, groundwork, foundation, base the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
  given, precondition, presumption an assumption that is taken for granted
  basic assumption, constatation, self-evident truth an assumption that is basic to an argument
2. assumption - 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"
  acquisition the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something; "the acquisition of wealth"; "the acquisition of one company by another"
3. assumption - the act of assuming or taking for granted; "your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted"
  human action, human activity, deed, act a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"
  position the act of positing; an assumption taken as a postulate or axiom
4. Assumption - (Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended
  miracle a marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
  christian religion, christianity a monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
5. Assumption - 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
  holy day of obligation a day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
  aug, august the month following July and preceding September
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