Assumption vs. Claim

Assumption vs. Claim — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Assumption and Claim

Assumptionnoun

The act of taking to or upon oneself

assumption of an obligation.

Claimverb

To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due

claim a reward.claim one's luggage at the airport carousel.

Assumptionnoun

The act of taking possession or asserting a claim

assumption of command.

Claimverb

To take in a violent manner as if by right

a hurricane that claimed two lives.

Assumptionnoun

The act of taking for granted

assumption of a false theory.

Claimverb

To state to be true, especially when open to question; assert or maintain

claimed he had won the race.a candidate claiming many supporters.

Assumptionnoun

Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition

a valid assumption.

Claimverb

To deserve or call for; require

problems that claim her attention.

Assumptionnoun

(Archaic) Presumption; arrogance.

Claimnoun

A demand for something as rightful or due.

Assumptionnoun

(Logic) A minor premise.

Claimnoun

A basis for demanding something; a title or right.

Assumptionnoun

Assumption(Christianity)The taking up of the Virgin Mary into heaven in body and soul after her death, observed as a feast on August 15.

Claimnoun

Something claimed in a formal or legal manner, especially a tract of public land staked out by a miner or homesteader.

Assumptionnoun

The act of assuming, or taking to or upon oneself; the act of taking up or adopting.

His assumption of secretarial duties was timely.

Claimnoun

A demand for payment in accordance with an insurance policy or other formal arrangement.

Assumptionnoun

The act of taking for granted, or supposing a thing without proof; a supposition; an unwarrantable claim.

Their assumption of his guilt disqualified them from jury duty.

Claimnoun

The sum of money demanded.

Assumptionnoun

The thing supposed; a postulate, or proposition assumed; a supposition.

Claimnoun

A statement of something as a fact; an assertion of truth

makes no claim to be a cure.

Assumptionnoun

(logic) The minor or second proposition in a categorical syllogism.

Claimnoun

A demand of ownership made for something.

a claim of ownershipa claim of victory

Assumptionnoun

The taking of a person up into heaven.

Claimnoun

The thing claimed.

Assumptionnoun

A festival in honor of the ascent of the Virgin Mary into heaven, celebrated on 15 August.

Claimnoun

The right or ground of demanding.

You don't have any claim on my time, since I'm no longer your employee.

Assumptionnoun

(rhetoric) Assumptio.

Claimnoun

A new statement of something one believes to be the truth, usually when the statement has yet to be verified or without valid evidence provided.

The company's share price dropped amid claims of accounting fraud.

Assumptionnoun

a statement that is assumed to be true and from which a conclusion can be drawn;

on the assumption that he has been injured we can infer that he will not to play

Claimnoun

A demand of ownership for previously unowned land.

Miners had to stake their claims during the gold rush.

Assumptionnoun

a hypothesis that is taken for granted;

any society is built upon certain assumptions

Claimnoun

(legal) A legal demand for compensation or damages.

Assumptionnoun

the act of taking possession of or power over something;

his assumption of office coincided with the trouble in Cubathe Nazi assumption of power in 1934he acquired all the company's assets for ten million dollars and the assumption of the company's debts

Claimverb

To demand ownership of.

Assumptionnoun

celebration in the Roman Catholic Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Dormition in the Eastern Orthodox church

Claimverb

To state a new fact, typically without providing evidence to prove it is true.

Assumptionnoun

audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to;

he despised them for their presumptuousness

Claimverb

To demand ownership or right to use for land.

Assumptionnoun

(Christianity) the taking up of the body and soul of the Virgin Mary when her earthly life had ended

Claimverb

(legal) To demand compensation or damages through the courts.

Assumptionnoun

the act of assuming or taking for granted;

your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted

Claimverb

(intransitive) To be entitled to anything; to deduce a right or title; to have a claim.

Claimverb

(archaic) To proclaim.

Claimverb

(archaic) To call or name.

Claimnoun

an assertion of a right (as to money or property);

his claim asked for damages

Claimnoun

an assertion that something is true or factual;

his claim that he was innocentevidence contradicted the government's claims

Claimnoun

demand for something as rightful or due;

they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day

Claimnoun

an informal right to something;

his claim on her attentionshis title to fame

Claimnoun

an established or recognized right;

a strong legal claim to the propertyhe had no documents confirming his title to his father's estatehe staked his claim

Claimnoun

a demand especially in the phrase

the call of duty

Claimverb

assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing;

He claimed that he killed the burglar

Claimverb

demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to;

He claimed his suitcases at the airline counterMr. Smith claims special tax exemptions because he is a foreign resident

Claimverb

ask for legally or make a legal claim to, as of debts, for example;

They claimed on the maximum allowable amount

Claimverb

lay claim to; as of an idea;

She took credit for the whole idea

Claimverb

take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs;

the accident claimed three livesThe hard work took its toll on her