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

He that hath knowledge spareth his words.
Francis Bacon