EN[diːm] [-iːm]
  • Deem is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:
  • George Deem (1932–2008), American artist
  • Michael W. Deem, American biochemist
  • Muriel Helen Deem (1900–1955), New Zealand medical doctor and academic
  • Paul Deem (born 1957), American cyclist
  • Roger Deem, American wrestling photographer

    Definition of deem in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdeemsPREdé-
    1. An opinion; judgement; surmise.
    2. VerbSGdeemsPRdeemingPT, PPdeemed
      1. VT OBS To judge; pass judgement on; sentence; doom.
        1. VT OBS To adjudge; decree.
          1. VT OBS To dispense (justice); administer (law).
            1. VT VI To think, judge, or hold as an opinion; decide or believe on consideration; suppose.
              1. VT To hold in belief or estimation; adjudge as a conclusion; regard as being; evaluate according to one's beliefs; account.
                1. She deemed his efforts insufficient.
              2. VI To have or hold as a (personal) opinion; judge; think.
              3. More Examples
                1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                  • The manager was given her head to make whatever changes she might deem necessary in the structure of her department.
                  • It was deemed advisable to recement the pipe in order to eliminate vibration.
                  • They gave thanks for whatever they deemed worth being thankful for and proceeded to party hardy.
              • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
                2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
              • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                1. Nouns
                  • Countable nouns
                  • Verbs
                    • Intransitive verbs
                      • Transitive verbs

                    Other Vocabulary

                    Look-Alike Words
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                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Meaning of deem for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "deem" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
                    Difficultness: Level 2
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                    Definiteness: Level 7
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