[ US /ˈdim/ ]
[ UK /dˈiːm/ ]
  1. keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view
    hold these truths to be self-evident
    take for granted
    I hold him personally responsible
    view as important
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How To Use deem In A Sentence

  • Consumers get incredibly upset when dieticians and researchers backtrack on previous findings, proclaiming that products once deemed healthy are now in question.
  • A poor game was redeemed in the second half by a couple of superb goals from Anthony Edwards.
  • A mild fit of calenture seizes him, in which he deems that the ground so far below, is on a level with the tower, and would as lief walk off the tower into the air as not. The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • It takes into consideration those factors which we deem relevant, and relates their significances.
  • This is deemed necessary to contain gang warfare and political protests. Times, Sunday Times
  • This day wilt thou either bring back in triumph the gory head and spoils of Aeneas, and we will avenge Lausus 'agonies; or if no force opens a way, thou wilt die with me: for I deem not, bravest, thou wilt deign to bear an alien rule and a Teucrian lord.' The Aeneid of Virgil
  • Objectionable pictures have been deemed to contribute to a hostile environment.
  • The most obvious of these powers is that of the demolition and clearance of housing that is deemed unfit for human habitation. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain
  • The organisers could alter the route if any area is deemed unsafe because of ice. Times, Sunday Times
  • The show was so on its way to redeeming itself the past few weeks and then this.
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