To appear, or to appear to be; to have a show or semblance; to present an appearance; to look; to strike one's apprehension or fancy as being; to be taken as.
- To give the impression of being; appear: The child seems healthy, but the doctor is concerned.
- To appear to one's own opinion or mind: I can't seem to get the story straight.
- 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.
- To appear to exist: There seems no reason to postpone it.