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Principal Translations
asumir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (tomar para sí, encargarse) (take charge of [sth])assume vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  take over vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  take on vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
 El coronel asumió el mando del ejército.
 The colonel assumed command of the army.
asumir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (responsabilizarse) (take responsibility for)accept responsibility vtr + n
 Yo asumo las consecuencias de mis actos.
 I accept responsibility for my actions.
asumir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (aceptar) (reconcile oneself)accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  come to terms with
 Tu hijo tiene que asumir que no podrá ir a la universidad porque no tenéis dinero.
 Your son will have to accept that he can't go to university because you can't afford it.
asumir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (superar) (believe)come to terms with v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  accept vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Ana no consigue asumir la muerte de su marido.
 Anna can't come to terms with her husband's death.
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Compound Forms:
asumir como propio assume as your own, take in as your own, consider your own v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir costos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacerse cargo del pago)assume costs, cover costs vtr + n
  pay for expenses v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir el compromiso make a commitment v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir el papel de otro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (asumir obligación ajena)take the role of [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take on [sb]'s responsibility v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Me caso con él, pero no voy a asumir el papel de la madre.
asumir el poder come to power, take power v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir el reto vtr + nm (aceptar desafío)take on the challenge v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir gastos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (absorber pago) (pay for [sth])bear the costs, assume the expenditures v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir la propiedad assume ownership vtr + n
asumir la responsabilidad loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacerse cargo)assume responsibility, take responsibility vtr + n
asumir las consecuencias loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (responder por algo)be responsible for, accept the consequences of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir las riendas de loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (mando, gobierno)take control of v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  assume control over v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Tiene que asumir las riendas de la empresa para llevarla a buen puerto.
asumir nuevas competencias assume new responsibilities, take on new responsibilities v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir nuevas funciones assume new functions, take on new tasks v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir un cargo take a position, assume a post vtr + n
  take office v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be appointed (+role) v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  He has been appointed Head of Logistics.This sentence is not a translation of the Spanish sentence.
asumir un negocio take on a new business v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
asumir una actitud loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (actuar de cierto modo) (position, appearance)assume an attitude v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  take an attitude v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Debes asumir una actitud responsable pare ese trabajo.
 You should assume a responsible attitude for that work.
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