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Synonyms for seek

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  1. seekverb

    look for, search

  2. seekverb

    To try to find, to look for, to search.

    I seek wisdom.

    search, look for

  3. seekverb

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

    look for, search

  4. seekverb

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

    look for, search

  5. seekverb

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

    search, look for

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. seek

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. seekverb

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

  2. seekverb

    try to get or reach

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

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

  3. search, seek, look forverb

    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"

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

  4. try, seek, attempt, essay, assayverb

    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"

    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. seekverb

    go to or towards

    "a liquid seeks its own level"

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

  6. seekverb

    inquire for

    "seek directions from a local"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seekverb

    search for, seek for, look for, look after, try to find

  2. seekverb

    solicit, ask, inquire for, try to get, endeavor to gain

  3. seekverb

    search, make search, look

  4. seekverb

    try, strive, endeavor, attempt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. seekverb

    search for, hunt, aim at, strive after, attempt

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How to use seek in a sentence?

  1. Anwar el Sadat:

    Most people seek after what they do not possess and are enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.

  2. Clay Doss:

    To seek Taiwan independence will get nowhere and China never allow any part of its territory to be separated.

  3. Harsh Malik:

    Success can’t be achieved without a purpose. Success cannot come to you . You need to GO to it. SUCCESS comes to those who first seek guidance, to make a decision, to take the right action. Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall. Success is a continuous process of improving what you do, everyday.

  4. Miguel Perez:

    They took a proposal, I cannot reveal it today, when you have a creditor and partner, you seek to improve the conditions of the relationship.

  5. Taylor Bland-Ball:

    They made it seem like we were trying to run away, like we were trying to seek no treatment whatsoever, and that is completely not the case. We want better treatment than what we were receiving.

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