to assume a role

to assume a role
to assume/to take (on) a role брать на себя роль

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  • assume the role of — index pose (impersonate) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • assume — as|sume W1S1 [əˈsju:m US əˈsu:m] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: assumere, from ad to + sumere to take ] 1.) to think that something is true, although you do not have definite proof = ↑presume assume (that) ▪ I didn t see your car, so I… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • assume — [[t]əsju͟ːm, AM əsu͟ːm[/t]] ♦♦ assumes, assuming, assumed 1) VERB If you assume that something is true, you imagine that it is true, sometimes wrongly. [V that] It is a misconception to assume that the two continents are similar... [V that] If… …   English dictionary

  • assume */*/*/ — UK [əˈsjuːm] / US [əˈsum] verb [transitive] Word forms assume : present tense I/you/we/they assume he/she/it assumes present participle assuming past tense assumed past participle assumed 1) a) to believe that something is true, even though no… …   English dictionary

  • assume — as|sume [ ə sum ] verb transitive *** 1. ) to believe that something is true, even though no one has told you or even though you have no proof: Everyone accepted she was telling the truth, although in fact this was quite a lot to assume. assume… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • assume — as•sume [[t]əˈsum[/t]] v. t. sumed, sum•ing 1) to take for granted or without proof; suppose; postulate; posit 2) to take upon oneself; undertake or accept: to assume responsibility[/ex] 3) to take over the duties or responsibilities of: to… …   From formal English to slang

  • assume — UK US /əˈsjuːm/ verb [T] ► to begin to take control of something: assume control/office/a role »Europe has assumed a leadership role in the prevention of future global crises. assume responsibility for sth »The FSA said mortgages would not be… …   Financial and business terms

  • assume — [ə so͞om′, əsyo͞om′] vt. assumed, assuming [ME assumen < L assumere, to take up, claim < ad , to + sumere, to take: see CONSUME] 1. to take on or put on (the appearance, form, role, etc. of) 2. to seize; usurp [to assume control] 3. to take …   English World dictionary

  • role-playing — [rōl′plā΄iŋ] n. a technique in training or psychotherapy in which participants assume and act out roles so as to resolve conflicts, practice appropriate behavior for various situations, etc. role play vt., vi …   English World dictionary

  • role-playinggame — role playing game n. A game in which players assume the roles of characters and act out fantastical adventures, the outcomes of which are partially determined by chance, as by the roll of dice. * * * …   Universalium

  • role — noun 1 in a play, film/movie, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ lead, leading, starring, title ▪ He has the starring role in the movie. ▪ She sings the title role in Tosca. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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