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Multiple Meanings
assume — as in:  I assume it’s true

I assume she was at school today, but I don’t remember actually seeing her.
to accept something as true without proof
assume — as in:  She assumed power

The dictator assumed control of the country at midnight this morning.
beginning to take power or responsibility
assume — as in:  She assumed a false identity

She assumed the identify of her victim until the body was found.
to take on (adopt, wear, strike a pose or appearance of) — often while pretending or disguising
assume — as in:  assumed into heaven

My church celebrates The Assumption of Mary on August 15th.
to take up or receive someone into heaven
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