V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: to judge or consider something
Synonyms: regard, appraise, judge, consider, presume, suppose
Antonyms: disregard, misunderstand, doubt
Tips: Deem is derived from the Old English deman, which means "to pass judgment." Think, judge. If you deem something, it means you have judged it. The literal meaning for deem is "to hold to be true."
If the doctors deem him unfit for surgery, they will not go forward with the procedure. (judge, consider)
We will change the rules only when we deem it to be necessary. (consider, regard)
Even though the boy had a slight fever, his mother deemed him well enough to go to school. (judged, considered)
I don't deem your theory to be correct. (regard, consider)
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