Seem Verb Forms: Past Tense and Past Participle (V1 V2 V3)

Meaning: to give the impression that something is true or good.

Seem Verb Forms V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Base Form/Infinitive (V1): Seem
Past Tense (V2): Seemed
Past Participle Form (V3): Seemed
Present Participle/Gerund (V4): Seeming
3rd Person Singular (V5): Seems

Seem Past Tense:

Past Tense of Seem is Seemed.

Example: Sarah seemed exhausted.

Seem Past Participle:

Past Participle Form of Seem is Seemed.

Example: Sarah has seemed exhausted.

Seem Present Participle:

Present Participle Form of Seem is Seeming.

Example: Sarah is seeming exhausted.

Seem 3rd Person Singular:

3rd Person Singular of Seem is Seems.

Example: Sarah seems exhausted.

seem past tense

Seem Conjugation

Indefinite / Simple Present Tense

  • I seem exhausted.
  • We/You/They seem exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam seems exhausted.

Present Continuous Tense

  • I am seeming exhausted.
  • We/You/They are seeming exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam is seeming exhausted.

Present Perfect Tense

  • I have seemed exhausted.
  • We/You/They have seemed exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam has seemed exhausted.

Present Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I have been seeming exhausted.
  • We/You/They have been seeming exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam has been seeming exhausted.

Indefinite / Simple Past Tense

  • I seemed exhausted.
  • We/You/They seemed exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam seemed exhausted.

Past Continuous Tense

  • I was seeming exhausted.
  • We/You/They were seeming exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam was seeming exhausted.

Past Perfect Tense

  • I had seemed exhausted.
  • We/You/They had seemed exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam had seemed exhausted.

Past Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I had been seeming exhausted.
  • We/You/They had been seeming exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam had been seeming exhausted.

Indefinite / Simple Future Tense

  • I will seem exhausted.
  • We/You/They will seem exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam will seem exhausted.

Future Continuous Tense

  • I will be seeming exhausted.
  • We/You/They will be seeming exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam will be seeming exhausted.

Future Perfect Tense

  • I will have seemed exhausted.
  • We/You/They will have seemed exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have seemed exhausted.

Future Perfect Continuous Tense

  • I will have been seeming exhausted.
  • We/You/They will have been seeming exhausted.
  • He/She/It/Adam will have been seeming exhausted.

Past Tense of Seem Phrasal Verbs

Seem Phrasal Verbs Past Tense
Seem like Seemed like
Seem out Seemed out
Seem to Seemed to
Seem away Seemed away
Seem over Seemed over
Seem off Seemed off
Seem into Seemed into
Seem down Seemed down
Seem up Seemed up
Seem at Seemed at


What is the Future Tense of Seem?

Future Tense of seem is “will seem”.

What is the Present Tense of Seem?

Present Tense of seem is “seem + s/es or ing”.

I/we/you/they seem
He/she/it/singular name seems
Present participle seeming

What is the Past Perfect Tense of Seem?

Past perfect tense of take is “had seemed”.

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