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synonyms for seem

  • imply
  • look
  • show
  • sound
  • suggest
  • assume
  • hint
  • insinuate
  • intimate
  • pretend
  • resemble
  • be suggestive of
  • convey the impression
  • create the impression
  • give the feeling of
  • give the idea of
  • have the appearance of
  • have the aspects of
  • have the earmarks of
  • have the features of
  • have the qualities of
  • look as if
  • look like
  • look to be
  • make a show of
  • show every sign of
  • sound like
  • strike one as being
See also synonyms for: seemed / seeming / seems
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How to use seem in a sentence

She was growing a little stout, but it did not seem to detract an iota from the grace of every step, pose, gesture.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Accordingly, the question "How far does the note issue under the new system seem likely to prove an elastic one?"
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
A good many children seem to be like savages in distinguishing those to whom one is bound to speak the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
I do not know what I think; all my thoughts seem whirling round as leaves do in brooks in the time of the spring rains.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They don't seem to think there would be much good gained by begging for special favours through routine channels.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
And it is small consolation to me to note that most people's minds seem to be no better done than mine.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Ten or twelve added years had slipped by, and it did not seem human that she should continue to feel bitterly toward me.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The fillip given would have been far, far greater than that which the mere numbers (1,200 for the Division) would seem to imply.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Nicknames among this class of poor whites in the South seem singularly like those in vogue in New England.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
They vary greatly in size, being sometimes so small as to seem mere points of light with medium-power objectives.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO SEEM

  • appear
  • behave
  • carry
  • carry oneself
  • carry out
  • comport
  • conduct
  • do
  • enact
  • execute
  • exert
  • function
  • give the appearance
  • go about
  • impress as
  • operate
  • perform
  • play part
  • react
  • represent oneself
  • seem
  • serve
  • strike
  • take on
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