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deem


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deem  \Deem\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  be  of  opinion;  to  think;  to  estimate;  to  opine;  to 
  suppose. 
 
  And  deemest  thou  as  those  who  pore,  With  aged  eyes, 
  short  way  before?  --Emerson. 
 
  2.  To  pass  judgment.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deem  \Deem\,  n. 
  Opinion;  judgment.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deem  \Deem\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Deemed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Deeming}.]  [OE.  demen  to  judge,  condemn,  AS  d?man,  fr  d?m 
  doom;  akin  to  OFries  d?ma,  OS  ad?mian,  D.  doemen,  OHG. 
  tuommen  Icel.  d[ae]ma,  Sw  d["o]mma,  Dan.  d["o]mme,  Goth. 
  d?mjan.  See  {Doom},  n.,  and  cf  {Doom},  v.] 
  1.  To  decide;  to  judge;  to  sentence;  to  condemn.  [Obs.] 
 
  Claudius  .  .  .  Was  demed  for  to  hang  upon  a  tree. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  To  account;  to  esteem;  to  think;  to  judge;  to  hold  in 
  opinion;  to  regard. 
 
  For  never  can  I  deem  him  less  him  less  than  god. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deem 
  v  :  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: 
  {hold},  {view  as},  {take  for}] 




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