To authenticate by means of belief; to surmise; to suppose to be true, especially without proof. (verb)
Examples of word assume
I can only assume yeah I know *assume* that they have tested enough people and found that assertion passes the smell test even though there is no evidence other than the address on her 1040 for eight yesr.
FYI, my Munger, which I assume is shorthand for War Monger!
The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think is right.
The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right.