What does the word assumption mean?

Usage examples for assumption

  1. But I think it is too soon to make such an assumption. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  2. I will base my life on the assumption that somewhere, in the height above or in the depth below, Power is waiting to back me up. – Religious Perplexities by L. P. Jacks
  3. He had made all his difficulties his own, and all in frankness and perfect trust- upon the assumption that his brother would play the game with him. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair