seek: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sēk), [key]
— v., sought, seek•ing.
  1. to go in search or quest of: to seek the truth.
  2. to try to find or discover by searching or questioning: to seek the solution to a problem.
  3. to try to obtain: to seek fame.
  4. to try or attempt (usually fol. by an infinitive): to seek to convince a person.
  5. to go to: to seek a place to rest.
  6. to ask for; request: to seek advice.
  7. to search or explore.
  1. to make inquiry.
  2. to be desired or in demand: Graduates in the physical sciences are most sought after by employers these days.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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