seem

2 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
seem /ˈsiːm/ verb
seems; seemed; seeming
seem
/ˈsiːm/
verb
seems; seemed; seeming
Learner's definition of SEEM
[linking verb]
: to appear to be something or to do something : to have a quality, appearance, etc., that shows or suggests a particular characteristic, feeling, etc.
often followed by to + verb
often used in the phrases seem like, seem as if, and seem as though
used with it to make a statement about what appears to be true based on what is known
used to make a statement less definite or more polite followed by to + verb often used in negative statements
Comments & Questions
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up seem? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.
LEARNER'S WORD OF THE DAY
Visible Illustration