KJV Dictionary Definition: seem


SEEM, v. i.

1. To appear; to make or have a show or semblance.

Thou art not what thou seems't. Shak.

All seem'd well pleased; all seem'd, but were not all. Milton.

2. To have the appearance of truth or fact; to be understood as true. It seems that the Turkish power is on the decline.

A prince of Italy, it seems, entertained his mistress on a great lake. Addison.

SEEM, v. t. To become; to befit. Obs.


SEE'MING, ppr.

1. Appearing; having the appearance or semblance, whether real or not.

2. a. Specious.


1. Appearance; show; semblance.

2. Fair appearance.

These keep


SEE'MINGLY, adv. In appearance; in show; in semblance.

This the father seemingly complied with. Addison.

they depend often on remote and seemingly disproportioned causes. Atterbury.