What does "Teem" mean?


(a.) To think fit (v. i.) To be full, or ready to bring forth; to be stocked to overflowing; to be prolific; to abound (v. i.) To bring forth young, as an animal; to produce fruit, as a plant; to bear; to be pregnant; to conceive; to multiply (v. t.) To pour, as steel, from a melting pot; to fill, as a mold, with molten metal (v. t.) To pour; -- commonly followed by out; as, to teem out ale (v. t.) To produce; to bring forth

Synonyms swarm

Example: "The plaza is teeming with undercover policemen"

Word Family teemed, teeming, teems