Definitions for seeksik
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word seek
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
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'seek' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1910
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'seek' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2564
Rank popularity for the word 'seek' in Verbs Frequency: #134
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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