seem

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Synonyms for seem

appear

Synonyms

  • appear
  • give the impression of being
  • look
  • sound
  • look to be
  • show signs of being
  • sound as if you are
  • look as if you are
  • come across as being
  • look like you are
  • strike you as being
  • have the or every appearance of being

Synonyms for seem

to have the appearance of

Synonyms for seem

seem to be true, probable, or apparent

Synonyms

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appear to exist

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appear to one's own mind or opinion

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My wealthiest client, who cannot seem to make what he considers big financial decisions without the "OK" from his banker, tells me, after I have presented him with a second-to-die insurance strategy, that he thinks the idea is a great one but is concerned that in hyper-inflationary times, this would become a bad investment.
He stresses that the Government cannot seem to exert influence on the media and he calls on all freethinking people in the country and the nongovernmental sector to a final confrontation with VMRO-DPMNE.
It is a worrying trend that Andrew Strauss' men cannot seem to shake and unless they do quickly they face the prospect of a 7-0 humiliation.
The number of Albanians in the Foreign Ministry cannot seem to increase.
I am getting really frustrated and cannot seem to ever get it right.
For both entry-level grant writers making headway in the complex NIH grant system for the first time as well as more seasoned investigators who cannot seem to break the barrier to funded research grants, this comprehensive volume provides simple and clear explanations into the reasons why some grants get funded, and a step-by-step guide to writing those grants.
You've heard of the very hungry caterpillar, but here is a lion who cannot seem to ever eat his fill.
What is it with Liverpool and old buildings that we just cannot seem to move quickly?
Some pieces are moving and poignant in their sensitive portrayals of those mere mortals who cannot seem to tear themselves away from the oasis; others hilarious portrayals of what people tend to do besides grumble in all that heat.
I cannot seem to get a reply from the San Francisco Symphony or its producer of the Mahler recordings.
He loves "beanbag sandwiches" and cannot seem to get enough of these.
POOR old Tiger Woods just cannot seem to get on with anything to do with the Ryder Cup.
But he cannot seem to shake the noise of countless aircraft seen from nearly 50 years in the control tower.
Henman detests slow conditions, dislikes the bigger ball they are using here this year and cannot seem to beat Tursunov, who has beaten him twice in Henman's last three Grand Slams.
Mr Cooke added: "Passengers will be amazed that a company that cannot seem to do the work it is contracted to is allowed to carry on with that contract.
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