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  • seek for — To look for • • • Main Entry: ↑seek …   Useful english dictionary

  • seek for — search for, look for …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To seek for — Seek Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seek — Seek, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] {To seek}, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. Unpracticed, unprepared,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seek after — Seek, search for, seek for, look for, look after, try to find, make pursuit of, attempt to find …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • seek — Synonyms and related words: address, aim, angle for, ask for, aspire, be after, be curious, be determined, beat about for, beg, bid for, burn with curiosity, canvass, cast about, chase, chivy, court, delve, delve for, demand, dig, dig around for …   Moby Thesaurus

  • seek —    Imi, huli.   Also: huhuli, huhuhuli, i imi (of many and repeatedly); akiu, nowelo.    ♦ To seek far, imi loa.    ♦ To seek money, imi kālā.    ♦ To seek work, imi hana.    ♦ To seek information or knowledge, noi i, imi ike, imi na auao.    ♦… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • seek — I. v. a. 1. Search for, seek for, look for, look after, try to find. 2. Solicit, ask, inquire for, try to get, endeavor to gain. 3. Solicit, pursue, court, prosecute, follow. 4. Go to, resort to, have recourse to. 5. Aim at, attempt, pursue,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • seek — [OE] Seek has several Germanic relatives – German suchen, Swedish söka, Danish søge, etc – which point back to a prehistoric Germanic ancestor *sōkjan. The base from which this was derived, *sōk , went back to an Indo European *sāg , which also… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • seek — [OE] Seek has several Germanic relatives – German suchen, Swedish söka, Danish søge, etc – which point back to a prehistoric Germanic ancestor *sōkjan. The base from which this was derived, *sōk , went back to an Indo European *sāg , which also… …   Word origins

  • seek — [ sik ] (past tense and past participle sought [ sɔt ] ) verb transitive *** 1. ) FORMAL to ask for something or try to get something: seek advice/help: Seek medical advice if symptoms last more than a week. seek permission/approval: You must… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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