deem it necessary

deem it necessary

To determine that something is necessary. I didn't deem it necessary to give the boys detention because having their shirts untucked isn't a very serious infraction.
See also: necessary

deem it (to be) necessary

 and deem that it is necessary
to decide that something is necessary. Mary deemed that it was necessary to leave town that night. Lisa deemed it necessary to go home.
See also: necessary
References in classic literature ?
With these facts before him he did not deem it necessary that he should become feverish over the possibilities of the ensuing twenty-four hours.
Allow the President to invade a neighboring nation whenever he shall deem it necessary to repel an invasion and you allow him to do so whenever he shall choose to say he deems it necessary for such purpose.
Overtime should be approved by the managing agent who will deem it necessary only in emergency situations.