What does seeking mean?

Definitions for seeking
seek·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word seeking.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quest, seekingnoun

    the act of searching for something

    "a quest for diamonds"

  2. seekingnoun

    an attempt to acquire or gain something

Wiktionary

  1. seekingnoun

    action of the verb to seek

  2. seekingadjective

    that seeks something specified

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seeking

    of Seek

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seeking' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2227

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'seeking' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2935

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seeking in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seeking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of seeking in a Sentence

  1. AiR:

    The reason why we all seek Happiness is because our original state is Ananda - Unconditional, Unlimited Joy. We have lost that state and we are seeking to get back there.

  2. The FUNAI spokeswoman:

    FUNAI will continue working to take the necessary measures to protect these isolated groups, seeking to ensure the full exercise of their freedom and their traditional activities.

  3. The British spokesman:

    The prime minister underlined that the islanders had expressed their view in a referendum and that should be respected, he went on to add that the waters around the Falklands were territorial waters and it was unacceptable of Argentina to threaten investors seeking to operate there.

  4. Mohammad Edriss:

    The withdrawal isn't for our benefit, there will be violence, insecurity will dramatically increase, and once again the Afghan people will start leaving Afghanistan and seeking asylum in other countries.

  5. Bill Evanina:

    This is consistent with Moscow's public criticism of him when he was Vice President for his role in the Obama Administration's policies on Ukraine and its support for the anti-Putin opposition inside Russia, some Kremlin-linked actors are also seeking to boost President Trump's candidacy on social media and Russian television.

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    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • A. whirring
    • B. suspicious
    • C. urban
    • D. sought

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