seem Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “seem” - Learner’s Dictionary

seem

verb     /siːm/
seem happy/a nice person, etc; seem like/as if, etc
B1 to appear to be a particular thing or to have a particular quality: She seemed happy enough. It seemed like a good idea at the time. There doesn't seem to be any real solution. [+ (that)] It seems that the bars close early here. It seems to me (= I think) that she's in the wrong job.Seeming and purporting to beFaking and pretending
Translations of “seem”
in Arabic يَبدو…
in Korean -인 듯 보이다…
in Malaysian kelihatan…
in French sembler, paraître…
in Italian sembrare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 似乎, 仿佛…
in Vietnamese dường như…
in Spanish parecer…
in Portuguese parecer…
in Thai ดูเหมือนว่า…
in German scheinen…
in Catalan semblar…
in Japanese ~のようである, ~のように見える…
in Indonesian memberi kesan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 似乎, 仿佛…
(Definition of seem from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

act something out

to perform the actions and say the words of a situation or story

Word of the Day

foodfie noun
foodfie noun
June 20, 2016
informal a photograph of the food that you are eating Foodfie on Instagram

Read More