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seeks, 3rd person singular present; sought, past tense; sought, past participle; seeking, present participle;
  1. Attempt to find (something)
    • - they came here to seek shelter from biting winter winds
  2. Attempt or desire to obtain or achieve (something)
    • - the new regime sought his extradition
    • - her parents had never sought to interfere with her freedom
  3. Ask for (something) from someone
    • - he sought help from the police
  4. Search for and find someone or something
    • - it's his job to seek out new customers
  5. Go to (a place)
    • - I sought my bedroom each night to brood over it

  1. the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
  2. try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"
  3. search: 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"
  4. try: 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"
  5. go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
  6. inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
  7. (seeking) quest: the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds"
  8. (seeking) an attempt to acquire or gain something
  9. To try to find, to look for, to search; 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)
  10. (seeked) Common misspelling of sought
  11. v. ~ (after/for sth) look (for sth); try to find or obtain (sth)
  12. A higher education opportunity program dedicated to the success of its students. In addition to providing extra financial assistance, SEEK offers a wide range of academic support and counseling services, including freshman orientation programs, a state-of-the art computer lab, career exploration ...
  13. A feature of a car stereo where the radio will find a requested station.
  14. Support Education Excellence in Kentucky is the formula that determines how much money local school districts get from the state.
  15. to search for; and, as to the Trinitarian God of Abraham, seeking has more to do with searching out a personal relationship between yourself and God than it has to do with seeking knowledge about God. It has to do with experiencing and hearing from and seeing the activities of God.
  16. A random access operation by the disk drive. The act of moving a set of read/write heads so that one of them is over the desired cylinder. The actuator or positioner moves the heads to the cylinder containing the desired track and sector.
  17. When a tuner stops at each strong station. (e.g., I only use seek tuning when I m in a new area and don t know the stations.)
  18. Used during random access processing of a record file. The act of moving an implicit cursor to the specified relative record number, so that the next read returns the specified record in the file.
  19. Changed frequency to the next station on command.
  20. To move to a specified location in a file.
  21. Look diligently for something.
  22. To try to find or get.