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Main Entry: seek
Inflected Form(s): sought /st/; seekˇing 1: to go to <seek the shade on a sunny day> 2 a: to go in search of : look for <seek out the guilty person> b: to try to discover <seek the truth> 3: to ask for : REQUEST <seeks advice> 4: to try to acquire or gain : aim at <seeking public office> 5: to make an attempt : TRY <seek to find a way> <sought to improve my work> - seekˇernoun synonymsSEEK, SEARCH, HUNT mean to look for something. SEEK may imply looking for either material or mental things <seeking new friends> <seeks the truth>. SEARCH suggests looking for something in a careful, thorough way <we searched all over the house for the letter>. HUNT suggests a long pursuit, as if one were going after game <I hunted all day for the right gift>.