assume a right for oneself


assume a right for oneself
give oneself the right to, authorize oneself

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • assume — assumer, n. /euh soohm /, v.t., assumed, assuming. 1. to take for granted or without proof; suppose; postulate; posit: to assume that everyone wants peace. 2. to take upon oneself; undertake: to assume an obligation. 3. to take over the duties or …   Universalium

  • assume — [c]/əˈsjum / (say uh syoohm) verb (assumed, assuming) –verb (t) 1. to take for granted or without proof; suppose as a fact: assume a principle in reasoning. 2. to take upon oneself; undertake: to assume office; to assume an obligation. 3. to take …   Australian English dictionary

  • Right to keep and bear arms — The right to keep and bear arms, RKBA, [ [http://acronyms.thefreedictionary.com/rkba What does RKBA stand for? Acronyms and abbreviations by the Free Online Dictionary.] ] or right to bear arms is the concept that people, individually or… …   Wikipedia

  • assume — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. suppose, take for granted; put on, affect; appropriate. See supposition, affectation, acquisition. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To take for granted] Syn. suppose, presume, postulate, posit, presuppose,… …   English dictionary for students

  • assume — as·sume vt as·sumed, as·sum·ing 1: to voluntarily take upon oneself assume a risk 2: to take over (the debts or obligations of another) as one s own assume a mortgage Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster …   Law dictionary

  • assume — v.tr. 1 (usu. foll. by that + clause) take or accept as being true, without proof, for the purpose of argument or action. 2 simulate or pretend (ignorance etc.). 3 undertake (an office or duty). 4 take or put on oneself or itself (an aspect,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • take on oneself — or[take upon oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. * /He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered./ 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. * /You should not have taken it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take on oneself — or[take upon oneself] {v. phr.} 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. * /He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered./ 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. * /You should not have taken it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take\ on\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take\ upon\ oneself — • take (up)on oneself v. phr. 1. To accept as a duty or responsibility. He took it on himself to see that the packages were delivered. 2. To assume wrongfully or without permission as a right or privilege. You should not have taken it upon… …   Словарь американских идиом


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