seem: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sēm), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to appear to be, feel, do, etc.: She seems better this morning.
  2. to appear to one's own senses, mind, observation, judgment, etc.: It seems to me that someone is calling.
  3. to appear to exist: There seems no need to go now.
  4. to appear to be true, probable, or evident: It seems likely to rain.
  5. to give the outward appearance of being or to pretend to be: He only seems friendly because he wants you to like him.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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