Definition of "seems" []

  • To appear to the mind or eye; look (verb)
  • To give the impression of existing; appear to be (verb)
  • Used to diminish the force of a following infinitive to be polite, more noncommittal, etc (verb)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of seem. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "seems" in a sentence
  • "All your tenderness then seems to be cruelty now: only _seems_, dearest, for I still say, I _do_ say that it is not so."
  • "April 13, 2008 at 6:11 pm reserbations – check accomydations – check packed – bedder getonit passport – aim shur seems tew be in order yew leabs awn April 27th – check yr return date……..seems to be missin oh an teh earplugs fr the MIL ai suggesht dat yew dubbl cheks yr soooootcases be4 yew leabs mite hab an unespekted Mamakitty in der!"
  • "The long light wearies the eye, a sense of time disturbs and saddens the spirit; and that is the reason, I think, that one half of the year seems so much longer than the other half; that on the dial-plate whose hours are months, the restless finger _seems_ to move more slowly when travelling upward from autumn leaves and snow to light, than when it is travelling downward from light to snow and withered leaves."