Definition of teem:
- To be full, or ready to bring forth; to be stocked to overflowing; to be prolific; to abound.
- To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply.
- To pour, as steel, from a melting pot; to fill, as a mold, with molten metal.
- To pour; - commonly followed by out; as, to teem out ale.
- To produce; to bring forth.
- To think fit.
be plentiful, sprout, rain buckets, bristle, shoot, grow, pelt, creep with, swell, teem with, superabound, crawl, bristle with, stream, crawl with, overflow, germinate, decant, spud, abound, big, well out, swim in, pullulate, overflow with, swarm, flow, overflow, rich, rain cats and dogs, prosper, pour, wallow in, roll in, burgeon forth, pour out, abound with, bourgeon.
- "Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War", G. F. R. Henderson.
The reports of committees of the House of Commons, upon various branches of commerce and manufactures, and the evidence which they have at different periods published on those subjects, teem with information of the most important kind, rendered doubly valuable by the circumstances under which it has been collected.- "On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures", Charles Babbage.
And this impression the writer derives, not alone from the amiable and cultivated gentleman who represents that Territory in Congress, but from contact and correspondence with many influential and representative citizens of Arizona, and from a study of the very journals that so teem with denunciations of the Indian policy of the government.- "The Indian Question (1874)", Francis A. Walker.