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seek meaning

EN[siːk] [-iːk]
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  • Seek may refer to:
  • Disk seek, in which the read head of a magnetic disk repositions itself
  • Zero seek
  • Rent seeking
  • Job seeking
  • Goal seeking

    Definition of seek in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGseeksPRseekingPT, PPsought
    1. VT To try to find, to look for, to search.
      1. I seek wisdom. ‎
    2. VT To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.
      1. I seek forgiveness through prayer. ‎
    3. VT To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.
      1. I sought my fortune on the goldfields. ‎
    4. VI OBS To go, move, travel (in a given direction).
      1. When the alarm went off I sought the exit in a panic. ‎
    5. VT To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.
    6. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • For a second his eyes sought the distant horizon now beginning to pinken in the early dawn light.
        • His barehandedness was not unusual. Unlike position players, pitchers had in general been slow to seek the protection of a glove.
        • The gleefully frugal happily seek new ways to economize and take pride in outsaving the Joneses.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Intransitive verbs
          • Transitive verbs
            • Verbs by inflection type
              • Irregular verbs
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          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of seek for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "seek" is a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
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