seem-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Give the impression of being in some state or circumstance

Commentary: Syntax Includes: NP1[object,theme] SEEM PRED (to NP2[perceiver]) NP[+perceiver] SEEM [trace perceiver] to-VERB[+cognition] (PP/NPSCOMP)

They seemed like a nice couple
This bread seemed stale when I tasted it.
The idea didn't seem silly to John.
It seems likely the company will soon go public.
It seems (likely, certain, unlikely) that they forgot to sign the check.
I can't seem to remember where I put my glasses.
I seem to recall that he worked with Mary at the Atlanta office.
He can't seem to remember peoples' names these days.

VerbNet: seem-109
FrameNet: Appearance
PropBank: seem.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4