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Synonyms for seek
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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 try to find, to look for, to search.

    I seek wisdom.

    Synonyms:
    search, look for

  3. seek(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    look for, search

  4. seek(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    look for, search

  5. seek(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    search, look for

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. seek

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. seek(v. a.)

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

  2. seek(v. a.)

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

  3. seek(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    search, make search, look

  4. seek(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    try, strive, endeavor, attempt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. seek(v)

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

How to pronounce seek?

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Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say seek in sign language?

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How to use seek in a sentence?

  1. Kieran Dowd and colleagues:

    If mothers do not currently perceive their child’s weight as problematic, they are less likely to seek or implement any intervention to address this, it is likely then that the child will continue to gain weight throughout childhood, adolescence and into adulthood.

  2. Murphy Police Chief Arthur Cotten:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the two families, we are treating these two cases with the care and compassion they deserve, and will continue to seek answers for the families.

  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    Before all else, we seek, upon our common labor as a nation, the blessings of Almighty God.

  4. Richard Swart:

    Companies across the United States, for the first time since 1933, will be able to seek investments from ordinary Americans without having to go through the expense and rigor of a full-public stock offering.

  5. Peter Navarro:

    What we seek here is verifiable ballots, certifiable ballots and an investigation into what are growing numbers of allegations of fraud under signed affidavits by witnesses, and my own view looking at this election, we have what appears in some sense to be an immaculate deception.


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