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Antonyms for seek
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This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term seek.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seek(verb)

    the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

  2. seek(verb)

    try to get or reach

    "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"

    Synonyms:
    try, essay, search, assay, attempt, look for

  3. search, seek, look for(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, anticipate, explore, look, research, essay, try, look to, assay, search, look for

  4. try, seek, attempt, essay, assay(verb)

    make an effort or attempt

    "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"

    Synonyms:
    attempt, examine, search, stress, adjudicate, strain, essay, look for, assay, try out, try, prove, test, try on, taste, hear, set about, undertake, sample, judge, render

  5. seek(verb)

    go to or towards

    "a liquid seeks its own level"

    Synonyms:
    try, essay, search, assay, attempt, look for

  6. seek(verb)

    inquire for

    "seek directions from a local"

    Synonyms:
    try, essay, search, assay, attempt, look for

Wiktionary

  1. seek(verb)

    Synonyms:
    look for, search

  2. seek(verb)

    To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.

    Synonyms:
    search, look for

  3. seek(verb)

    To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.

    Synonyms:
    look for, search

  4. seek(verb)

    To go, move, travel (in a given direction).

    Synonyms:
    look for, search

  5. seek(verb)

    Synonyms:
    search, look for

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. seek

    Antonyms:
    ignore, disregard, avoid, shun, elude, pretermit, discard, abandon, relinquish, drop

    Synonyms:
    search, inquire, pursue, solicit, endeavor, attempt, strive, investigate, trace, prosecute, follow, court, affect

How to use seek in a sentence?

  1. Bryant McGill:

    Be the love you seek.

  2. The National Weather Service:

    Seek higher ground now!

  3. Alfred North Whitehead:

    Seek simplicity, and distrust it.

  4. Thomas Tusser:

    Seek home for rest, for home is best.

  5. Edgar Allan Poe:

    Convinced myself, I seek not to convince.

How to pronounce seek?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say seek in sign language?

  1. seek

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