deem it necessary

(redirected from deems 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: deem, necessary
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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: deem, necessary
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
Given that the council has been able to manage perfectly well without a chief executive for two years it seems rather strange, during this period of austerity, that it deems it necessary to pay such a colossal sum of money to a single individual.
"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.