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|seem (sm)|intr.v. seemed
1. To give the impression of being; appear: The child seems healthy, but the doctor is concerned.
2. To appear to ones own opinion or mind: I cant seem to get the story straight.
3. To appear to be true, probable, or evident: It seems you object to the plan. It seems like rain. He seems to have worked in sales for several years.
4. To appear to exist: There seems no reason to postpone it.
[Middle English semen
, from Old Norse sma
, to conform to
, from smr
; see sem-1
in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: seem, appear, look
These verbs mean to present the appearance of being: seems angry; appears skeptical; looks happy.