verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of deem
Examples from the Web for deemed
The event was a devastating one for Sierra Leone, deemed a “super-spreader” by The New York Times.Jail Threats for Sierra Leone Ebola Victims’ Families|Abby Haglage|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the stories, “On the Hill,” was deemed “a work of genius.”The Best Fiction of 2014: Ford, Ferrante, Klay, and More|William O’Connor|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The instant you are deemed a candidate for arrest, you become not so much a person as a “perp.”‘I Can’t Breathe!’ ‘I Can’t Breathe!’ A Moral Indictment of Cop Culture|Michael Daly|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the weird world of fashion, that means she is deemed ‘plus-size.’
Some three dozen had answered affirmatively to both and were deemed “fever with travel” jobs.
At first it seemed so incredible, that the messenger was deemed either a liar or a madman.The History of Rome, Books 37 to the End|Titus Livius
Strange times, when such things were deemed wonderful—so much so as to merit exhibition before the monarch.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical|Frank H. Stauffer
Hence, the reduction of all that paganism was deemed impracticable.
The proprietor, tenant or occupier who permits a place to be used for an infringing performance shall be deemed an infringer.Copyright: Its History and Its Law|Richard Rogers Bowker
No honors could be conferred on its great architects that were deemed extravagant.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord