Example sentences for: deem

How can you use “deem” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • 13 General Anthony Zinni, the commander of Central Command (CENTCOM), was designated as the President's special envoy and sent to ask General Musharraf to "take whatever action you deem necessary to resolve the Bin Laden problem at the earliest possible time."

  • They deem its tone appropriately "admiring but not worshipful" (Richard Bernstein, the New York Times ). And they praise its focus on Robinson's stubbornly independent political activism.

  • In the CIDE the effort has been made to simplify such entries in limiting the number of senses dealt with by writing a few definitions--fifteen, in the case of take --that are intended to encompass semantically the basic range of meanings the editors deem to be required by typical users of the dictionary.

  • Most critics take the opportunity to sum up Capote's career: They recall with regret that Capote spent more time schmoozing than writing, and deem his work less memorable than his social appearances, particularly at his fabled 1966 "Black and White Ball" and on the Tonight Show . Critics also chide Plimpton for rehashing, rather than investigating, old accusations, such as Capote's alleged lying and drinking problems.

  • Reviewers deem most vapid the heavy-handed exchanges about the meaning of life between Jodie Foster's obsessed scientist and Matthew McConaughey's New Agey priest.


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