Definition: Seem

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Statistics

  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: Seem

Lexical Information:
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in Gullah, spoken in parts of Florida, South Carolina and Georgia.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:
  • Copula Verb
  • Intransitive Verb
  • Copula (also called copular or linking verbs) verbs connect the subject to the complement
  • A verb describes an action or a state
  • A verb can include information about the duration, time of the action or state, the people involved and whether it is habitual, complete or not

Similar Words (using 'seem' as word stem):

'seem' + Suffix

seemed, seemer, seemers, seeming, seemingly, seemingness, seemings, seemlier, seemliest, seemliness, seemly, seems,