appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters" appear to exist; "There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now
If you say that you cannot seem or could not seem to do something, you mean that you have tried to do it and were unable to. No matter how hard I try I cannot seem to catch up on all the bills see also seeming
You use seem to say that someone or something gives the impression of having a particular quality, or of happening in the way you describe. We heard a series of explosions. They seemed quite close by Everyone seems busy except us To everyone who knew them, they seemed an ideal couple £50 seems a lot to pay The calming effect seemed to last for about ten minutes It was a record that seemed beyond reach The proposal seems designed to break opposition to the government's economic programme It seems that the attack this morning was very carefully planned to cause few casualties It seems clear that he has no reasonable alternative It seemed as if she'd been gone forever There seems to be a lot of support in Congress for this move There seems no possibility that such action can be averted This phenomenon is not as outrageous as it seems
vagueness You use seem when you are describing your own feelings or thoughts, or describing something that has happened to you, in order to make your statement less forceful. I seem to have lost all my self-confidence I seem to remember giving you very precise instructions Excuse me I seem to be a little bit lost
seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"
appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
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"
And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting / On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; / And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming, / And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor.
vagueness Seeming means appearing to be the case, but not necessarily the case. For example, if you talk about someone's seeming ability to do something, you mean that they appear to be able to do it, but you are not certain. Wall Street analysts have been highly critical of the company's seeming inability to control costs = apparent. appearing to be something, especially when this is not actually true = apparent
appearing as such but not necessarily so; "for all his apparent wealth he had no money to pay the rent"; "the committee investigated some apparent discrepancies"; "the ostensible truth of their theories"; "his seeming honesty"
from appearances alone; "irrigation often produces bumper crops from apparently desert land"; "the child is seemingly healthy but the doctor is concerned"; "had been ostensibly frank as to his purpose while really concealing it"-Thomas Hardy; "on the face of it the problem seems minor"
[ sEm ] (intransitive verb.) 13th century. Middle English semen "to seem, befit, be becoming" from Old Norse sœma (“to conform to, beseem, befit”) (> Danish sømme (“beseem”)) from sœmr (“fitting, seemly”) from Proto-Germanic *sōm-, akin to Old Norse sōmi (“honour”) ( > archaic Danish somme (“decent comportment”)), Old English sēman (“to reconcile, bring an agreement”), Old English sōm (“agreement”).
20 dilde online sözlük. 20 milyondan fazla sözcük ve anlamı üç farklı aksanda dinleme seçeneği. Cümle ve Videolar ile zenginleştirilmiş içerik. Etimoloji, Eş ve Zıt anlamlar, kelime okunuşları ve günün kelimesi. Yazım Türkçeleştirici ile hatalı Türkçe metinleri düzeltme. iOS, Android ve Windows mobil platformlarda online ve offline sözlük programları. Sesli Sözlük garantisinde Profesyonel çeviri hizmetleri. İngilizce kelime haznenizi arttıracak kelime oyunları. Ayarlar bölümünü kullarak çevirisini görmek istediğiniz sözlükleri seçme ve aynı zamanda sözlüklerin gösterim sırasını ayarlama imkanı. Kelimelerin seslendirilişini otomatik dinlemek için ayarlardan isteğiniz aksanı seçebilirsiniz.