verb (used with object), sought, seeking.
to go in search or quest of:
to seek the truth.
to try to find or discover by searching or questioning:
to seek the solution to a problem.
to try to obtain:
to seek fame.
to try or attempt (usually followed by an infinitive):
to seek to convince a person.
to go to:
to seek a place to rest.
to ask for; request:
to seek advice.
Archaic. to search or explore.
verb (used without object), sought, seeking.
to make inquiry.
be sought after, to be desired or in demand:
Graduates in the physical sciences are most sought after by employers these days.
verb (mainly transitive) seeks, seeking, sought
when intr, often foll by for or after. to try to find by searching; look for: to seek a solution
(also intransitive) to try to obtain or acquire: to seek happiness
to attempt (to do something); try: I’m only seeking to help
(also intransitive) to enquire about or request (something): to seek help
to go or resort to: to seek the garden for peace
an archaic word for explore
see: play hide and seek
noun 1. the act or practice of segregating; a setting apart or separation of people or things from others or from the main body or group: gender segregation in some fundamentalist religions. 2. the institutional separation of an ethnic, racial, religious, or other minority group from the dominant majority. 3. the state or condition of […]
verb (used with object) 1. to choose in preference to another or others; pick out. verb (used without object) 2. to make a choice; pick. adjective 3. chosen in preference to another or others; selected. Synonyms: preferred. 4. choice; of special value or excellence. 5. careful or fastidious in selecting; discriminating. 6. carefully or fastidiously […]
noun 1. an act or instance of selecting or the state of being selected; choice. 2. a thing or a number of things selected. 3. an aggregate of things displayed for choice, purchase, use, etc.; a group from which a choice may be made: The store had a wide selection of bracelets. 4. Biology. any […]
verb (transitive) -sells, -selling, -sold 1. to sell (something) one has previously bought; sell on