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Definition of Deem


  1. To decide; to judge; to sentence; to condemn.
  2. To account; to esteem; to think; to judge; to hold in opinion; to regard.
  3. To be of opinion; to think; to estimate; to opine; to suppose.
  4. To pass judgment.
  5. Opinion; judgment.

Deem Quotations

Flipping the dial through available radio stations there will blare out to any listener an array of broadcasts, 24/7, propagating Religious Right politics, along with what they deem to be 'old-time gospel preaching.' This is especially true of what comes over the airwaves in Bible Belt southern states.
Tony Campolo

We deem those happy who from the experience of life have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
Carl Jung

As a member of this court I am not justified in writing my private notions of policy into the Constitution, no matter how deeply I may cherish them or how mischievous I may deem their disregard.
Felix Frankfurter

There were people who incorporated melody before me, but I would deem myself the first person to successfully rap and sing.

Allow the president to invade a neighboring nation, whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion, and you allow him to do so whenever he may choose to say he deems it necessary for such a purpose - and you allow him to make war at pleasure.
Abraham Lincoln
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Deem Translations

deem in Afrikaans is meen, dink, glo, kyk na, kyk
deem in Dutch is menen, geloven, houden voor
deem in Finnish is arvella, uskoa, katsella
deem in French is jugeons, jugez, jugent
deem in German is erachten
deem in Portuguese is julgue, acreditar, crer
deem in Spanish is contemplar, creer, observar, mirar, ver
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