from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Apparent; ostensible.
- n. Outward appearance; semblance.
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- v. Present participle of seem.
- adj. apparent
- n. outward appearance
- n. apprehension; judgement
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a semblance, whether with or without reality; apparent; specious; befitting.
- n. Appearance; show; semblance; fair appearance; speciousness.
- n. Apprehension; judgment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Appearance; show; outward appearance or looks; semblance; especially, a false appearance.
- n. Fair appearance.
- n. Opinion; judgment; way of thinking; estimate; apprehension.
- Becoming; befitting; proper; seemly.
- That appears to be (real, proper, or the like); having a semblance or appearance of being real, or what is purported; ostensible; apparent: as, seeming happiness; a seeming friend.
- In a becoming or seemly manner; seemly.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. appearing as such but not necessarily so
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