âgarb, farz (#)
A fact or statement (as a proposition, axiom, postulate, or notion) taken for granted.
M.E., from L.L. assumption, assumptio "taking up," from L. assumere, → assume.
Âgarb, from â-, nuance prefix, +
garb, from Av./O.Pers. grab-, Av. gərəb-
"to take, to seize;" cf. Mod.Pers. gereftan "to take; to assume;"
Skt. grah-, grabh- "to seize, to take,"
graha "seizing, holding, perceiving;" M.L.G. grabben "to grab;"
E. grab "to take or grasp suddenly;" PIE *ghrebh- "to seize."