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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MER, noun. One that carries an appearance or semblance.

Hence we shall see

If pow'r change purpose, what our seemers be. Shak.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MING, ppr.

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

2. adjective. Specious.

SEE'MING, noun.

1. Appearance; show; semblance.

2. Fair appearance.

These keep

Seeming and and savor all the winter long. Shak.

3. Opinion or liking; favorable opinion.

Nothing more clear to their seeming. Hooker.

His persuasive words impregn'd

with reason to her seeming. Obs. Milton.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

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.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MINGNESS, noun. Fair appearance; plausibility.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MLESS, adjective. Unseemly; unfit; indecorous. Obs.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MLINESS, noun. [from seemly.] Comliness; grace; fitness; propriety; decency; decorum.

When seemliness combines with portliness. Camden.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MLY, adjective. Becoming; fit; suited to the object, occasion, purpose or character; suitable.

Suspense of judgement and excercise of charity were safer and seemlier for christian men, than the hot pursuit of these controversies. Hooker.

Honor is not seemly for a fool. Proverbs 26:1.

SEE'MLY, adv. In a decent or suitable manner.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEE'MLYHEAD, [See Head and Hood.] Comely or decent appearance. Obs.