Homophones: Seam Vs Seem

Homophones are the words that sound the same, yet have different meanings.

Seam Vs Seem

Seam: (n) The line formed by sewing together pieces of leather,cloth,etc. The stitches used to make such a line. 

For e.g.

  • The seam looked neat on that small piece of cloth
  • The needlework teacher made a beautiful seam on the torn dress.

Seem: (v) to appear to be, feel, do,etc. To appear to one’s own senses, observation, mind, judgement.

For e.g.

  • He’s 17, but he often seems younger.
  • It may seem that she was wrong, but she wasn’t.

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