Definitions for seeksik
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(v.t.)to go in search or quest of.
to try to discover, as by studying.
to try to obtain:
to seek fame.
to try or attempt (usu. fol. by an infinitive):
to seek to convince a person.
to ask for; request:
to seek advice.
Archaic. to search or explore.
(v.i.)to make inquiry.
Origin of seek:
bef. 900; ME seken, OE sēcan, c. OFris sēka, OS sōkian, OHG suohhen (G suchen), ON sŒkja, Go sōkjan
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 for(verb)
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, assay(verb)
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to look for
doctors seeking a cure for obesity; Police are seeking witnesses to the murder.
to try to
a program that seeks to improve math test scores; leaders seeking to resolve a trade dispute
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).
Origin: From seken (also sechen), from secan, with influence from sœkja, whence the hard /k/ sound (compare beseech); both from sōkijanan.
to go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find
to inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to bessech
to try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life
to try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to
to make search or inquiry: to endeavor to make discovery
Translations for seek
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(sometimes with for ) to try to find, get or achieve
He is seeking (for) an answer; You should seek your lawyer's advice; She's seeking fame in the world of television.
- wil hêAfrikaans
- يَبْحَثُ عَنArabic
- buscarPortuguese (BR)
- ψάχνω για κτ., αναζητώ, επιζητώGreek
- جستجو كردنFarsi
- tâcher deFrench
- tražiti, potražitiCroatian
- leita eftir/aðIcelandic
- cercare; chiedereItalian
- 구하다, 추구하다Korean
- meklēt; tiekties; censtiesLatvian
- søke/lete etterNorwegian
- szukać, poszukiwaćPolish
- جستجو كردنPersian
- لټول، غوښتل، پلټل، هڅه كول، درسيدو كوښښ كول: غوښتنه كول، خواست كول: پسې كېدل: كوښښ كول، ازمويلPashto
- a-şi da silinţa; a căutaRomanian
- искать; просить; добиватьсяRussian
- 尋求Chinese (Trad.)
- шукати, розшукуватиUkrainian
- کسی چیز کی جستجو کرناUrdu
- tìm, tìm kiếmVietnamese
- 寻求Chinese (Simp.)
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