Pronunciation Noun

seme (plural semes)

  1. (linguistics, semiotics) Anything which serves for any purpose as a substitute for an object of which it is, in some sense, a representation or sign.
Related terms Verb

seme (semes, present participle seming; past and past participle semed)

  1. Obsolete form of seem#English|seem.

seme (plural semes)

  1. Obsolete form of seam#English|seam.
  1. Obsolete form of semé#English|semé.
    • 1603, Michel de Montaigne, chapter 46, in John Florio, transl., The Essayes, […], book I, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount […], OCLC 946730821 ↗:
      I bear Azure seme of trefoiles, a Lions Paw in fæce, Or, armed Gules.

seme (plural semes)

  1. (Japanese fiction) An active or dominant male character in a same-sex relationship; a top.

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