assumable [uh-soo-muh-buh l] Word Origin adjective

  1. capable of being assumed, as an office or an obligation: Assumable mortgages are hard to find these days.

Origin of assumable First recorded in 1775–85; assume + -able Related formsas·sum·a·bil·i·ty, nounas·sum·a·bly, adverbun·as·sum·a·ble, adjective Word Origin and History for unassumable assumable adj.

1784, from assume + -able. Related: Assumably; assumability.

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