Associations to the word «Seem»


SEEM, verb. (copulative) To appear; to look outwardly; to be perceived as.
SEEM, verb. (obsolete) To befit; to beseem.
SEEM LIKE A GOOD IDEA AT THE TIME, verb. To have been a foolish impromptu or impulsive past action. Used especially as part of an expression of regret.

Dictionary definition

SEEM, verb. Give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time".
SEEM, verb. Seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad".
SEEM, verb. Appear to exist; "There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now".
SEEM, verb. Appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King