Synonyms for seek
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Wiktionary3.7 / 3 votes
To try to find, to look for, to search.
I seek wisdom.
To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.
To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.
To go, move, travel (in a given direction).
English Synonyms and Antonyms3.3 / 3 votes
abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, cede, depart from, desert, discontinue, forego, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, resign, retire from, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.6 / 5 votes
Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes
the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
try to get or reach
"seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"
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"
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"
go to or towards
"a liquid seeks its own level"
"seek directions from a local"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 2 votes
What does SEEK stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the SEEK acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
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We cannot be intimidated and that's what terrorists seek to do. They seek to create fear. They seek to intimidate. We will not be intimidated and we will not live in fear.
Any death of this sort is a tragedy. Any shooting involving multiple victims is a tragedy, there is something particularly heartbreaking about death happening in a place in which we seek solace and we seek peace.
We seek him here, we seek him there, Those Frenchies seek him everywhere. Is he in heaven?—Is he in hell? That demmed, elusive Pimpernel.
We won’t just serve Scotland’s interests - though we will most certainly do that, but we will seek do more than that - we will also seek to play our part in bringing about positive, long-lasting and progressive change right across the UK.
Those who seek absolute power, even though they seek it to do what they regard as good, are simply demanding the right to enforce their own version of heaven on earth. And let me remind you, they are the very ones who always create the most hellish tyrannies. Absolute power does corrupt, and those who seek it must be suspect and must be opposed.
Translations for seek
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- aramaq, axtarmaqAzerbaijani
- тараша, търсяBulgarian
- جستجو کردن, جستنPersian
- sykjeWestern Frisian
- sir, iarr, lorgScottish Gaelic
- ढूँढना, ढूँढ़ना, खोजनाHindi
- keres, kutatHungarian
- cercare, ricercareItalian
- 探す, 探し回るJapanese
- 추구, 찾다Korean
- бара, трагаMacedonian
- zoeken, nastrevenDutch
- lete, søkeNorwegian
- szukać, poszukiwaćPolish
- [[пытаться]] [[найти]], разыскивать, искатьRussian
- тра́жити, trážitiSerbo-Croatian
- leta, sökaSwedish
- ҷустуҷӯ карданTajik
- aramak, bulmaya calismakTurkish
- axtarmoq, qidirmoqUzbek
- tìm, tìm kiếmVietnamese
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