vb. (en-third-person singular of: assume)
Usage examples of "assumes".
West Side, and like many risen plebes was driven by that reverse snobbism that assumes breeding to be a personality flaw.
Whoever he adopts will have the necessary blood to carry on his line, and as part of the adoption the new son assumes his name.
I have sworn not to fight a civil war on her soil if it assumes anything like the dimensions of the Italian War.
There are few things so ludicrous as the postures a man assumes while making love.
In Lesson Five, we very briefly touched on another form of the noun the accusative case, which is the form a noun assumes when it is the object of a verb.