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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deem, hold, view as, take for(verb)

    keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view

    "take for granted"; "view as important"; "hold these truths to be self-evident"; "I hold him personally responsible"


  1. deem(Noun)

    An opinion; judgement; surmise.

  2. deem(Verb)

    To judge; pass judgement on; sentence; doom.

  3. deem(Verb)

    To adjudge; decree.

  4. deem(Verb)

    To dispense (justice); administer (law).

  5. deem(Verb)

    To think, judge, or hold as an opinion; decide or believe on consideration; suppose.

  6. deem(Verb)

    To hold in belief or estimation; adjudge as a conclusion; regard as being; evaluate according to one's beliefs; account.

    She deemed his efforts insufficient.

  7. deem(Verb)

    To have or hold as a (personal) opinion; judge; think.

  8. Origin: From demen, from deman, from dōmijanan, from dʰē-. Cognate with dema, doemen, dømme, döma and probably Albanian them,thôm and Russian Думать . Related to doom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deem

    to decide; to judge; to sentence; to condemn

  2. Deem

    to account; to esteem; to think; to judge; to hold in opinion; to regard

  3. Deem(verb)

    to be of opinion; to think; to estimate; to opine; to suppose

  4. Deem(verb)

    to pass judgment

  5. Deem(noun)

    opinion; judgment

  6. Origin: [OE. demen to judge, condemn, AS. dman, fr. dm doom; akin to OFries. dma, OS. admian, D. doemen, OHG. tuommen, Icel. dma, Sw. dmma, Dan. dmme, Goth. dmjan. See Doom, n., and cf. Doom, v.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Deem

    dēm, v.t. or v.i. to judge: to think: to believe.—n. (Shak.) opinion.—ns. Deem′ster, Demp′ster, one who pronounces judgment, a judge—esp. one of the two in the Isle of Man. [A.S. déman, to form a judgment—dóm, doom.]


  1. Deem

    Deem™, the largest and most diverse syndicated commerce network, enables the syndication of highly relevant transactional commerce experiences across any online or mobile surface within the business-to-consumer and business-to-business markets. Deem leverages big data, social collaboration, semantics and advanced machine learning to optimize the exchange of goods and services between buyers and sellers, resulting in a personalized, white-label, one-to-one marketplace. For users, this means highly relevant and seamless commerce experiences and for merchants (aka advertisers), this means true performance-based advertising. Deem provides network participants with potential access to over 200 million consumers, 10 million businesses and a highly-diverse base of 1.2 million national and local merchants and generates revenue from its network via transaction fees and subscription licensing. Deem is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'deem' in Verbs Frequency: #817

Anagrams for deem »

  1. Mede

  2. meed

  3. deme

How to pronounce deem?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deem in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of deem in a Sentence

  1. Ken Isaacs:

    States have a right to protect their borders the way that they deem necessary.

  2. Luis Felipe Utrera:

    The government is prohibiting a family from burying where they deem convenient.

  3. James Bevan:

    If they deem this to be militarily effective, then we have suspicion that they will use them again.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

    They deem me mad for I will not sell my days for gold; I deem them mad for they think my days have a price.

  5. Adisorn Noochdumrong:

    This is how the young people express their concerns, which we deem as a good sign and not at all a nuisance.

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