Meaning of assumed

as•sumed

Pronunciation: (u-smd'), [key]
— adj.
  1. adopted in order to deceive; fictitious; pretended; feigned: an assumed name; an assumed air of humility.
  2. taken for granted; supposed: His assumed innocence proved untrue.
  3. usurped.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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