Definitions of "assume"
  1. To willingly take responsibility for something
  2. To take responsibility for someone else's debts or obligations
How to use "assume" in a sentence
  1. The company decided to assume the debt of its subsidiary to avoid bankruptcy.
  2. She agreed to assume all tasks of the project while her colleague was on sick leave.
  3. The bank was required to assume the mortgage loan after the original lender went bankrupt.

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