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Meaning of TEEM

Pronunciation:  teem

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  move in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
  2. [v]  be teeming, be abuzz; "The garden was swarming with bees"; "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"; "her mind pullulated with worries"
 

TEEM is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: pour, pullulate, pullulate, stream, swarm, swarm
 
 See Also: abound in, buzz, crawl, crowd, crowd together, hum, pour out, pullulate with, seethe, spill out, spill over, teem in

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Teem\, v. t. [Icel. t[ae]ma to empty, from t[=o]mr empty;
    akin to Dan. t["o]mme to empty, Sw. t["o]mma. See {Toom} to
    empty.]
    1. To pour; -- commonly followed by out; as, to teem out ale.
       [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Swift.
    
    2. (Steel Manuf.) To pour, as steel, from a melting pot; to
       fill, as a mold, with molten metal.
    
    
  2. \Teem\, v. t. [See {Tame}, a., and cf. {Beteem}.]
    To think fit. [Obs. or R.] --G. Gifford.
    
    
  3. \Teem\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Teemed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Teeming}.] [OE. temen, AS. t[=e]man, t?man, from te['a]m.
    See {Team}.]
    1. To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a
       plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply.
    
             If she must teem, Create her child of spleen.
                                                   --Shak.
    
    2. To be full, or ready to bring forth; to be stocked to
       overflowing; to be prolific; to abound.
    
             His mind teeming with schemes of future deceit to
             cover former villainy.                --Sir W.
                                                   Scott.
    
             The young, brimful of the hopes and feeling which
             teem in our time.                     --F. Harrison.
    
    
  4. \Teem\, v. t.
    To produce; to bring forth. [R.]
    
          That [grief] of an hour's age doth hiss the speaker;
          Each minute teems a new one.             --Shak.
    
    
 

 

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