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Definitions of seek

  1. To make search or inquiry; to endeavour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to bessech. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To go in search of; to aim at; look for; ask or appeal for; as, to seek aid; to try to come to or go to; as, he sought the theater; inquire for; to attempt or try; as, he sought to undo the harm. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. To go in search of: to look for: to try to find or gain: to ask for: to solicit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. To follow or search for; solicit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. To go in search of; strive for; endeavor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. To make search or inquiry: to endeavor to make discovery. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. To make search or inquiry; to make effort to find someone or something. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To make search or inquiry: to try: to use solicitation: (B.) to resort to:-pa.t. and pa.p. sought. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To try. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. inquire for; "seek directions from a local" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. To look; search. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. To go in search of; to look for; to ask for; to resort to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  21. Seeking. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  22. (computer science) the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. Seeker. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Sought. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for seek

  1. They did not seek human blood, and you needn't tell me they did. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  2. Was her father going to seek him? – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
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