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deem

 
 
pronunciation:
dim
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Grammatical Patterns
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: deems, deeming, deemed
definition: to consider, suppose, or judge.
They deemed the young man unworthy as a future son-in-law.[verb + smby/smth + noun/adj ] Don't hesitate to call me while I'm on vacation if you deem it necessary.[verb + smby/smth + noun/adj ] I had always deemed her a friend, but now I can see I was deceiving myself.[verb + smby/smth + noun/adj ] The judge deemed the prisoner to be a danger to others.[verb + smby/smth + to be + noun/adj ] She deemed it too great a risk to invest so much money in one stock.[verb + smby/smth + noun/adj ]
synonyms:
consider, judge, think
similar words:
account, adjudge, believe, count, esteem, fancy, reckon, regard, repute, see, suppose, view
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to form an opinion; suppose or judge.
synonyms:
judge, think
similar words:
suppose
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