Definitions for soughtsɔt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sought

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sought(adj)

    that is looked for

    "the long sought relatives"

  2. sought, sought-after(a)(adj)

    being searched for

    "the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sought

    of Seek

  2. Sought

    imp. & p. p. of Seek

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'sought' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1901

Anagrams for sought »

  1. toughs

  2. oughts

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. State John Kerry:

    This is the good deal that we have sought.

  2. Margaret Oliphant Oliphant:

    Temptations come, as a general rule, when they are sought.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    The truth, the hope of any time, must always be sought in minorities.

  4. Baslo:

    Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise seek what they sought.

  5. Matsuo Basho:

    Seek not to follow in the footsteps of men of old; seek what they sought.

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