Seem is defined as to appear.(verb)
An example of to seem is a person that looks to be happy.
See seem in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME semen, prob. < ON sœma, to conform to (akin to OE seman, to bring to agreement) < IE base *sem- > same
See seem in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb seemed, seem·ing, seems
Origin: Middle English semen
Origin: , from Old Norse sœma, to conform to
Origin: , from sœmr, fitting; see sem-1 in Indo-European roots.
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