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5 definitions found
 for Deem
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deem \Deem\, v. i.
     1. To be of opinion; to think; to estimate; to opine; to
        suppose.
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              And deemest thou as those who pore,
              With aged eyes, short way before?     --Emerson.
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     2. To pass judgment. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deem \Deem\ (d[=e]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deemed (d[=e]md); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Deeming.] [OE. demen to judge, condemn, AS.
     d[=e]man, fr. d[=o]m doom; akin to OFries. d[=e]ma, OS.
     ad[=o]mian, D. doemen, OHG. tuommen, Icel. d[ae]ma, Sw.
     d["o]mma, Dan. d["o]mme, Goth. d[=o]mjan. See Doom, n., and
     cf. Doom, v.]
     1. To decide; to judge; to sentence; to condemn. [Obs.]
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              Claudius . . . Was demed for to hang upon a tree.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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     2. To account; to esteem; to think; to judge; to hold in
        opinion; to regard.
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              For never can I deem him less him less than god.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Deem \Deem\, n.
     Opinion; judgment. [Obs.] --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  deem
      v 1: 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" [syn:
           deem, hold, view as, take for]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  75 Moby Thesaurus words for "deem":
     account, account as, adjudge, adjudicate, allow, assume, be afraid,
     be judicious, believe, calculate, conceive, conclude, conjecture,
     consider, count, credit, daresay, deduce, divine, dream, esteem,
     estimate, exercise judgment, expect, express an opinion, fancy,
     feel, form an opinion, gather, grant, guess, have a hunch,
     have an idea, have an impression, have an inkling, have the idea,
     hold, hold as, imagine, infer, judge, know, let, let be,
     look upon as, maintain, new, opine, pine, prefigure, presume,
     presuppose, presurmise, provisionally accept, reckon, regard,
     repute, say, sense, set down as, suppose, surmise, suspect,
     suspicion, take, take for, take for granted, take it, take to be,
     think, think of, trow, understand, view as, ween
  
  

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