Synonyms for seem

Synonyms for (verb) seem

Synonyms: seem, look, appear

Definition: give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect

Usage: 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

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: appear, seem

Definition: seem to be true, probable, or apparent

Usage: It seems that he is very gifted; It appears that the weather in California is very bad

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: seem

Definition: appear to one's own mind or opinion

Usage: I seem to be misunderstood by everyone; I can't seem to learn these Chinese characters

Similar words: appear, seem

Definition: seem to be true, probable, or apparent

Usage: It seems that he is very gifted; It appears that the weather in California is very bad


Synonyms: seem

Definition: appear to exist

Usage: There seems no reason to go ahead with the project now

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer