deem


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deem

 (dēm)
v. deemed, deem·ing, deems
v.tr.
1. To regard as; consider: deemed the results unsatisfactory. See Synonyms at consider. See Usage Note at as1.
2. To suppose or believe: "making little improvements which she deemed that he would value when she was gone" (Thomas Hardy).
v.intr.
To have an opinion; think.

[Middle English demen, from Old English dēman; see dhē- in Indo-European roots.]

deem

(diːm)
vb
(tr) to judge or consider: I do not deem him worthy of this honour.
[Old English dēman; related to Old High German tuomen to judge, Gothic domjan; see doom]

deem

(dim)
v.t.
1. to hold as an opinion; think: I deemed it wise to refuse.
v.i.
2. Archaic. to form or have an opinion; believe; consider.
[before 900; Old English dēman; c. Old High German tuomjan, Old Norse døma]

deem


Past participle: deemed
Gerund: deeming

Imperative
deem
deem
Present
I deem
you deem
he/she/it deems
we deem
you deem
they deem
Preterite
I deemed
you deemed
he/she/it deemed
we deemed
you deemed
they deemed
Present Continuous
I am deeming
you are deeming
he/she/it is deeming
we are deeming
you are deeming
they are deeming
Present Perfect
I have deemed
you have deemed
he/she/it has deemed
we have deemed
you have deemed
they have deemed
Past Continuous
I was deeming
you were deeming
he/she/it was deeming
we were deeming
you were deeming
they were deeming
Past Perfect
I had deemed
you had deemed
he/she/it had deemed
we had deemed
you had deemed
they had deemed
Future
I will deem
you will deem
he/she/it will deem
we will deem
you will deem
they will deem
Future Perfect
I will have deemed
you will have deemed
he/she/it will have deemed
we will have deemed
you will have deemed
they will have deemed
Future Continuous
I will be deeming
you will be deeming
he/she/it will be deeming
we will be deeming
you will be deeming
they will be deeming
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deeming
you have been deeming
he/she/it has been deeming
we have been deeming
you have been deeming
they have been deeming
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deeming
you will have been deeming
he/she/it will have been deeming
we will have been deeming
you will have been deeming
they will have been deeming
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deeming
you had been deeming
he/she/it had been deeming
we had been deeming
you had been deeming
they had been deeming
Conditional
I would deem
you would deem
he/she/it would deem
we would deem
you would deem
they would deem
Past Conditional
I would have deemed
you would have deemed
he/she/it would have deemed
we would have deemed
you would have deemed
they would have deemed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deem - 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"
hold - assert or affirm; "Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
consider, regard, view, reckon, see - deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

deem

verb consider, think, believe, hold, account, judge, suppose, regard, estimate, imagine, reckon, esteem, conceive He said he would used force if he deemed it necessary.

deem

verb
1. To have an opinion:
Informal: figure, judge.
Idiom: be of the opinion.
2. To look upon in a particular way:
Translations
يَعْتَقِد، يَعْتَبِر
považovat
ansebetragteskønne
álíta
manyti
uzskatīt

deem

[diːm] VT (frm) → juzgar, considerar
she deems it wise toconsidera prudente ...
he was deemed to have consentedse juzgó que había dado su consentimiento

deem

[ˈdiːm] vtjuger, estimer
to deem it wise to do sth → juger bon de faire qch
to deem sth unnecessary → juger qch inutile

deem

vt to deem somebody/something (to be) somethingjdn/etw für etw erachten (geh)or halten; it was deemed necessaryes wurde für nötig gehalten, man hielt es für nötig; he was deemed worthy of the award (geh)er wurde des Preises für würdig erachtet (geh)or gehalten; he was deemed too ill to leave hospitalman hielt ihn für zu krank, um das Krankenhaus zu verlassen

deem

[diːm] vt (frm) → giudicare, ritenere
she deemed it wise to go → ha ritenuto prudente andarsene

deem

(diːm) verb
to judge or think. He deemed it unwise to tell her the truth.
References in classic literature ?
She did not deem it worth while to go in search of any of the fashionable acquaintances from whom she had withdrawn herself.
As he did not deem it necessary to add that two citizens, in the exercise of a freeman's franchise, had been supplementing their ballots with bullets, in front of an admiring crowd, they knew nothing of that accident that removed from Devil's Ford an entertaining stranger, who had only the night before partaken of their hospitality.
The reader may deem it singular that the head carpenter of the new edifice was no other than the son of the very man from whose dead gripe the property of the soil had been wrested.
No aim that I have ever cherished would they recognise as laudable; no success of mine -- if my life, beyond its domestic scope, had ever been brightened by success -- would they deem otherwise than worthless, if not positively disgraceful.
Now by my faith I know well that he will grieve some of the court of King Arthur; for on him knights will be bold, and deem that it is I, and that will beguile them; and because of his armor and shield I am sure I shall ride in peace.
If after our long and intimate friendship you can for a moment deem me capable of so base a treachery--"
If we were obliged to go out such an evening as this, by any call of duty or business, what a hardship we should deem it;and here are we, probably with rather thinner clothing than usual, setting forward voluntarily, without excuse, in defiance of the voice of nature, which tells man, in every thing given to his view or his feelings, to stay at home himself, and keep all under shelter that he can; here are we setting forward to spend five dull hours in another man's house, with nothing to say or to hear that was not said and heard yesterday, and may not be said and heard again tomorrow.
I have formed my plans--right plans I deem them--and in them I have attended to the claims of conscience, the counsels of reason.
Well might Catherine deem that heaven would be a land of exile to her, unless with her mortal body she cast away her moral character also.
But I have thought it possible that you might have it in your power, if you should deem it right, to give me some.
Indeed, I foresaw pretty clearly that my jacket would go next, and that I should have to make the best of my way to Dover in a shirt and a pair of trousers, and might deem myself lucky if I got there even in that trim.
I had the highest opinion of the wisdom of this same Margin, but I am bound to acknowledge that on looking back, I deem it to have been an expensive device.