To undertake, as by a promise.
To take for granted without proof; to suppose as a fact. Never assume variables you modify in a setup file are accurate. Test the accuracy of modified variables by executing the perl script which requires the use of the modified setup file. Never assume support documentation accurately describes your server, especially where the documentation states REFER TO YOUR SERVER'S MAN PAGE.
take to be the case or to be true; accept without verification or proof; "I assume his train was late"
take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person; "I'll accept the charges"; "She agreed to bear the responsibility"
occupy or take on; "He assumes the lotus position"; "She took her seat on the stage"; "We took our seats in the orchestra"; "She took up her position behind the tree"; "strike a pose"
seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
Christianity, obsolete; take up someone's soul into heaven; "This is the day when May was assumed into heaven"
To take upon oneself. Example; A buyer may assume the seller´s loan and mortgage when purchasing a piece of property, thereby becoming personally liable for repayment. Betterment—An improvement to real property which is more extensive that ordinary repair or replacement and which increases the value of the property.
To take over the obligation of another, for example, to assume a note and deed of trust.
Undertake; take for granted.
1. To legally undertake performance of another party's obligation. 2. (US bankruptcy based) The court-approved action of a bankruptcy trustee which makes a pre-petition lease or executory contract an obligation of the bankruptcy estate