Definitions

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  • verb transitive, obsolete To condemn.
  • verb transitive To determine or decide the fate of; doom (one) to; sentence; forebode; foretell.

Etymologies

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From Middle English bidemen, equivalent to be- +‎ deem. Cognate with Danish bedømme ("to judge, adjuducate, decide"), Swedish bedöma ("to judge").

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