it seems - definition and synonyms

  1. used for saying that something appears to exist or be true
    it seems to do something:

    It seems to rain all the time here.

    it seems (that):

    Standing there in the house, it seemed that he had never been away.

    it seems to someone (that):

    It seems to me this is his most important novel.

    it seems like:

    It seems like their marriage is over.

    it seems as if/though:

    It seems as if everybody else knew except me.

    so it seems (=it appears that this is true):

    ‘He’s not coming with us, then?’ ‘So it seems.’

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See also main entry: seem