Seek

  • 21seek — [c]/sik / (say seek) verb (sought, seeking) –verb (t) 1. to go in search or quest of: to seek a new home. 2. to try to find by searching or endeavour: to seek a solution. 3. to try to obtain: to seek fame. 4. to try or attempt (to do something):… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 22seek —    Imi, huli.   Also: huhuli, huhuhuli, i imi (of many and repeatedly); akiu, nowelo.    ♦ To seek far, imi loa.    ♦ To seek money, imi kālā.    ♦ To seek work, imi hana.    ♦ To seek information or knowledge, noi i, imi ike, imi na auao.    ♦… …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 23seek*/*/ — [siːk] (past tense and past participle sought [sɔːt] ) verb [T] formal 1) to ask for something, or to try to get something Seek medical advice if symptoms last more than a week.[/ex] Hundreds of people sought refuge in the British Embassy.[/ex]… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 24seek — [[t]sik[/t]] v. sought, seek•ing 1) to go in search or quest of 2) to try to discover, as by studying 3) to try to obtain: to seek fame[/ex] 4) to try or attempt (usu. fol. by an infinitive): to seek to convince a person[/ex] 5) to ask for;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 25seek — verb (sought; seeking) Etymology: Middle English seken, from Old English sēcan; akin to Old High German suohhen to seek, Latin sagus prophetic, Greek hēgeisthai to lead Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to resort to ; go to 2. a …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 26seek — verb ADVERB ▪ aggressively (esp. AmE), avidly, eagerly, keenly (esp. BrE) ▪ actively ▪ people who are unemployed and actively seeking work (BrE) ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 27seek — verb (past and past participle sought) 1》 attempt to find.     ↘(seek someone/thing out) search for and find someone or something. 2》 attempt to obtain or do. 3》 ask for. 4》 archaic go to (a place). Phrases seek dead Brit. used to instruct a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 28seek — verb /siːk/ a) To try to find, to look for, to search. I seek wisdom. b) To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; …

    Wiktionary

  • 29seek — Synonyms and related words: address, aim, angle for, ask for, aspire, be after, be curious, be determined, beat about for, beg, bid for, burn with curiosity, canvass, cast about, chase, chivy, court, delve, delve for, demand, dig, dig around for …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 30seek — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. search for, hunt, pursue; request, solicit; try, attempt, endeavor. See inquiry, pursuit. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To look for] Syn. investigate, explore, search for, delve for, gun for, bob for, dig …

    English dictionary for students

  • 31SEEK — (Roget s Thesaurus II) Index seek noun applicant, application, aspirant, courtship, drive, insistence, pursuit (2), target, visit verb …

    English dictionary for students

  • 32seek — [OE] Seek has several Germanic relatives – German suchen, Swedish söka, Danish søge, etc – which point back to a prehistoric Germanic ancestor *sōkjan. The base from which this was derived, *sōk , went back to an Indo European *sāg , which also… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 33seek — [OE] Seek has several Germanic relatives – German suchen, Swedish söka, Danish søge, etc – which point back to a prehistoric Germanic ancestor *sōkjan. The base from which this was derived, *sōk , went back to an Indo European *sāg , which also… …

    Word origins

  • 34seek — I. v. a. 1. Search for, seek for, look for, look after, try to find. 2. Solicit, ask, inquire for, try to get, endeavor to gain. 3. Solicit, pursue, court, prosecute, follow. 4. Go to, resort to, have recourse to. 5. Aim at, attempt, pursue,… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 35seek — verb 1) they sought shelter from the winter snows Syn: search for, try to find, look for, be on the lookout for, be after, hunt for, be in quest of 2) the company is seeking a judicial review of the decision Syn: try to obtain, work toward, be… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 36seek — v 1. search, look for, pursue, quest, hunt for, go for, follow the trail of; look around for, cast around for, poke around for, probe for, fish for; nose out, ferret out, track down, follow up on; ransack, rummage, check out, leave no stone… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 37seek — verb 1) he is seeking work Syn: search for, try to find, look for, be after, hunt for 2) he sought help from a motorist Syn: ask for, request, solicit, call for, appeal for, apply f …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 38seek — see seek and ye shall find …

    Proverbs new dictionary

  • 39SEEK — Sheffield Evidence For Effectiveness And Knowledge (Community) * Summer Events For Exceptional Kampers (Community) * Students Exploring Employment Knowledge (Community » Educational) * Structured Educational Experiences For Kids (Community »… …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 40SEEK — Systems Evaluation and Exchange of Knowledge ( > IEEE Standard Dictionary ) …

    Acronyms