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It Has 4 letters ( d e e m )         2 vowels ( e e )         2 consonants ( d m )         Word on the contrary meed

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English - Etymology

From Middle English _demen_, from Old English _dēman_ (“to judge, determine, reckon, decide, decree, sentence, condemn, assign, deem, consider, think, estimate, compute, examine, prove, doom, condemn, praise, glorify, tell, declare”), from Proto-Germanic _*dōmijaną_ (“to judge, think”), from Proto-Indo-European _*dʰē-_, _*dʰeh₁-_ (“to set, put, stell, lay”). Cognate with North Frisian _dema_ (“to judge, recognise”), Dutch _doemen_ (“to condemn, foredoom”), Danish _dømme_ (“to judge”), Swedish _döma_ (“to judge, sentence, condemn”), Russian _думать_ (dúmat, “I think, consider, judge”) and probably Albanian _them_ (“I say, believe, deem”). Related to doom.

From Middle English demen, from Old English dēman (to judge, determine, reckon, decide, decree, sentence, condemn, assign, deem, consider, think, estimate, compute, examine, prove, doom, condemn, praise, glorify, tell, declare), from Proto-Germanic *dōmijaną (to judge, think), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰē-, *dʰeh₁- (to set, put, stell, lay). Cognate with North Frisian dema (to judge, recognise), Dutch doemen (to condemn, foredoom), Danish dømme (to judge), Swedish döma (to judge, sentence, condemn), Russian думать (dúmat, I think, consider, judge) and probably Albanian them (I say, believe, deem). Related to doom.

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English - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /diːm/ * Rhymes: -iːm

  • IPA(key): /diːm/
  • Rhymes: -iːm

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English - Verb

DEEM (_third-person singular simple present_ DEEMS, _present participle_ DEEMING, _simple past and past participle_ DEEMED) * (transitive, obsolete) To judge; pass judgement on; sentence; doom. * (transitive, obsolete) To adjudge; decree. * (transitive, obsolete) To dispense (justice); administer (law). * (transitive, intransitive) To think, judge, or hold as an opinion; decide or believe on consideration; suppose. * Emerson And DEEMEST thou as those who pore, / With aged eyes, short way before? * (transitive) To hold in belief or estimation; adjudge as a conclusion; regard as being; evaluate according to one's beliefs; account. _She DEEMED his efforts insufficient._ * (intransitive) To have or hold as a (personal) opinion; judge; think. SYNONYMS * judge * consider; see also Wikisaurus:deem DERIVED TERMS * addeem * deemer * deemster, dempster * fordeem * foredeem * misdeem TRANSLATIONS

deem (third-person singular simple present deems, present participle deeming, simple past and past participle deemed)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To judge; pass judgement on; sentence; doom.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To adjudge; decree.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To dispense (justice); administer (law).
  4. (transitive, intransitive) To think, judge, or hold as an opinion; decide or believe on consideration; suppose.
  5. (transitive) To hold in belief or estimation; adjudge as a conclusion; regard as being; evaluate according to one's beliefs; account.
    She deemed his efforts insufficient.
  6. (intransitive) To have or hold as a (personal) opinion; judge; think.

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Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

DEEM (_plural_ DEEMS) * An opinion; judgement; surmise.

deem (plural deems)

  1. An opinion; judgement; surmise.

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* deme * Mede * meed

Which the in categoryLUXEMBOURGISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Luxembourgish - Etymology

From Old High German _themu_, _demu_, from Proto-Germanic _*þammai_.

From Old High German themu, demu, from Proto-Germanic *þammai.

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Luxembourgish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /deːm/ * Rhymes: -eːm

  • IPA(key): /deːm/
    • Rhymes: -eːm

Which the in categoryLUXEMBOURGISH - DETERMINER
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Luxembourgish - Determiner

DEEM m, n (_unstressed_ DEM) * dative of _deen_ * dative of _dat_ DECLENSION

deem m, n (unstressed dem)

  1. dative of deen
  2. dative of dat

Declension

Which the in categorySCOTS - ETYMOLOGY
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Scots - Etymology

Scots form of English _dame_.

Scots form of English dame.

Which the in categorySCOTS - PRONUNCIATION
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Scots - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /dim/

  • IPA(key): /dim/

Which the in categorySCOTS - NOUN
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Scots - Noun

DEEM (_plural_ DEEMS) * woman, dame * maid (especially a kitchen maid)

deem (plural deems)

  1. woman, dame
  2. maid (especially a kitchen maid)


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