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Sems vs. Seems: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on November 28, 2023
"Sems" is an incorrect spelling. The right spelling is "Seems," meaning to appear in a particular way.

Which is correct: Sems or Seems

How to spell Seems?

Sems is Incorrect

Seems is Correct

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Key Differences

"Seems" has double "e", like "see" – we see how something seems.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023
"Seems" rhymes with "dreams."
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Nov 28, 2023
Remember, "I see, it seems" to recall the double 'e'.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023
"Sems" lacks the length in its pronunciation that "Seems" offers.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023
"Seems" sounds like "teams" and not like "gems."
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Nov 28, 2023
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Sems and Seems Definitions

Sems

Sems is an incorrect spelling of Seems.
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Sep 12, 2023

Seems

Seems: Gives the impression of being a certain way.
She seems happy.
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Sep 12, 2023

Seems

Seems: Appears to exist or be true.
It seems that they know each other.
Janet White
Sep 12, 2023

Seems

Seems: Is used to make a statement less direct.
I can't find my book; it seems to be missing.
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Sep 12, 2023

Seems

Seems: Used to suggest a comparison.
He seems like a kind person.
Janet White
Sep 12, 2023

Seems

Seems: Indicates an apparent quality or condition.
It seems unlikely.
Aimie Carlson
Sep 12, 2023

Seems

To give the impression of being in a certain way; appear to be
The child seems healthy, but the doctor is concerned. The house seems to be in good condition.
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Sep 10, 2023

Seems

Used to call attention to one's impression or understanding about something, especially in weakening the force of a following infinitive
I can't seem to get the story straight.
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Sep 10, 2023

Seems

To appear to be probable or evident
It seems you object to the plan. It seems like rain.
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Sep 10, 2023

FAQs

What is the verb form of Seems?

"Seems" is a verb form.
Sawaira Riaz
Nov 28, 2023

What is the root word of Seems?

"Seem."
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Nov 28, 2023

Which vowel is used before Seems?

"It" as in "it seems."
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Nov 28, 2023

Why is it called Seems?

Derived from Old Norse "sœma" and Middle English "semen," relating to appearing or fitting.
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Nov 28, 2023

Which preposition is used with Seems?

"To" as in "seems to be."
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Nov 28, 2023

Which conjunction is used with Seems?

"That" as in "it seems that."
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems an abstract noun?

No.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the singular form of Seems?

"Seems" does not have a singular, as it is a verb.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the plural form of Seems?

"Seems" does not have a plural form, as it is a verb.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is the pronunciation of Seems?

/si:mz/ (US).
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Nov 28, 2023

Which article is used with Seems?

Articles aren't typically used directly before "seems."
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems a countable noun?

No, "seems" is a verb.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems a collective noun?

No.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems an adverb?

No.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems a negative or positive word?

Neutral.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems a vowel or consonant?

"Seems" is a word, not a single letter.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is the Seems term a metaphor?

No, but it can be used in metaphorical expressions.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in Seems?

The entire word, as it is one syllable.
Sara Rehman
Nov 28, 2023

What part of speech is Seems?

Verb.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Which determiner is used with Seems?

No specific determiner is tied to "seems."
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

Is the word Seems imperative?

No.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

How many syllables are in Seems?

One.
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Nov 28, 2023

What is another term for Seems?

Appears.
Harlon Moss
Nov 28, 2023

What is the opposite of Seems?

Does not seem.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 28, 2023

What is the first form of Seems?

Seem.
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Nov 28, 2023

Is Seems a noun or adjective?

Verb.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the second form of Seems?

Seemed.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

How do we divide Seems into syllables?

Seems is one syllable and isn't divided.
Janet White
Nov 28, 2023

What is the third form of Seems?

Seemed.
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Nov 28, 2023

How is Seems used in a sentence?

"It seems like they've been friends for years."
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Nov 28, 2023
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