Translation of "assume" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /əˈsjuːm/ us

B2 to think that something is likely to be true, although you have no proof

farzetmek, varsaymak, üstlenmek
[ + (that) ] Everything was quiet when I got home so I assumed that you had gone out.
assume control/power/responsibility, etc

to take a position of control/power/responsibility, etc

sorumluluğu, kontrolü üstlenmek, üzerine almak
He has assumed the role of spokesman for the group.
assume an air/expression, etc formal

to pretend to have a feeling that you do not have

bir havaya girmek, gibi davranmak, olduğundan farklı davranmak
assume a false identity/name, etc

to pretend to be someone else

başkası gibi davranmak, kendini birinin yerine koyarak davranmak
an assumed name

(Translation of “assume” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)