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seem

 
Verb seem has 4 senses
  1. look, appear, seem - 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"
    --1 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    They seem to move
  2. appear, seem - seem to be true, probable, or apparent; "It seems that he is very gifted"; "It appears that the weather in California is very bad"
    --2 is one way to be
    Sample sentence:
    It ----s that CLAUSE
  3. seem - appear to exist; "There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now"
    --3 is one way to
    be
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  4. seem - appear to one's own mind or opinion; "I seem to be misunderstood by everyone"; "I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters"
    --4 is one way to
    appear, seem
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
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