- August 15
- Assumption of Mary
- laying claim
Other Word Forms of Assumption
Origin of Assumption
From Middle English assumpcioun, from Medieval Latin assumptio (“a taking up (into heaven)”) and Latin assumption (“a taking up, adoption, the minor proposition of a syllogism”); see assume.
Middle English assumpcion from Latin assūmptiō assūmptiōn- adoption from assūmptus past participle of assūmere to adopt assume
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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