What does seeker mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seeker, searcher, questernoun

    someone making a search or inquiry

    "they are seekers after truth"

  2. seekernoun

    a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)


  1. seekernoun

    One who seeks.

  2. seekernoun

    Especially, a religious seeker: a pilgrim, or one who aspires to enlightenment, Nirvana, Salvation, or God Realization

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Seekernoun

    One that seeks; an inquirer.

    Etymology: from seek.

    Though I confess that in philosophy I’m a seeker, yet cannot believe that a sceptick in philosophy must be one in divinity. Joseph Glanvill.

    A language of a very witty volatile people, seekers after novelty, and abounding with variety of notions. John Locke.


  1. Seeker

    "The Seeker is a song written and recorded by American country music artist Dolly Parton, which served as one of the title songs to Parton's 1975 album Dolly: The Seeker/We Used To, and was also a top ten single on the U. S. country charts. A spiritual, which Parton described as her "talk with God", the song was released as a single in July 1975, just missing the top spot on the U. S. country singles chart; it peaked at #2. Two decades later, Parton rerecorded the song for her 1995 album Something Special. Nelly Furtado covered this song for the film The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom. Merle Haggard who, in his 1981 autobiography, "Sing Me Back Home", would confess his infatuation with Parton, also recorded the song.


  1. seeker

    A seeker is an individual who is looking or searching for something. This could be tangible, like an object, or intangible, like wisdom, truth, a spiritual path, or personal growth. The term "seeker" implies an active pursuit of a goal or fulfillment of a desire.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seekernoun

    one who seeks; that which is used in seeking or searching

  2. Seekernoun

    one of a small heterogeneous sect of the 17th century, in Great Britain, who professed to be seeking the true church, ministry, and sacraments


  1. Seeker

    Seeker is a 2005 science fiction novel by Jack McDevitt. It won the Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2006.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Seeker is ranked #66371 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Seeker surname appeared 298 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Seeker.

    94.3% or 281 total occurrences were White.
    2.6% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.6% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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Anagrams for seeker »

  1. Sèkèrè

  2. sekere

  3. sèkèrè

  4. reseek

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seeker in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seeker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of seeker in a Sentence

  1. Holger Muench:

    There is a threat level that should be taken seriously, but we have no concrete indications of planning for an attack, so far, we have no indication that a terrorist has entered Germany as an asylum seeker in order to perpetrate an attack.

  2. Hermann Hesse:

    The man of power is ruined by power, the man of money by money, the submissive man by subservience, the pleasure seeker by pleasure.

  3. Dan Szczesny:

    If you are a seeker who has an open mind and you want to experience a mysticism completely outside anything you'll find in the West, Nepal is a good draw.

  4. Rene Descartes:

    If you would be a real seeker after truth, it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt, as far as possible, all things.

  5. Pat Conroy, "The Lords of Discipline":

    I wanted to become the seeker, the aroused and passionate explorer, and it was better going at it knowing nothing at all, always choosing the unmarked bottle, always choosing your own unproven method, armed with nothing but faith and a belief in astonishment.

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