What does seeking mean?

Definitions for seeking
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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. Kimberlee Colbo:

    At this point, no one is seeking child support, mr. Meyer simply seeks to be a part of his daughter’s life.

  2. Barack Obama:

    The callous disregard for Luke's life is more proof of the depths of AQAP's depravity, and further reason why the world must never cease in seeking to defeat their evil ideology.

  3. Merrick Garland:

    The department will provide support from federal law enforcement when an abortion clinic or reproductive health center is under attack, we will not tolerate violence against those seeking to obtain or provide reproductive health services, physical obstruction or property damage in violation of The FACE Act.

  4. Hassan Mohammadi:

    It is part of [the] plan for changing the track in foreign policy in Iran. A negotiation-seeking foreign minister is not a favored person anymore, iran needs a tough foreign minister from now on. Someone who does not offer [a] smile towards the West.

  5. William Ellery Channing:

    To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men. Wealth ought not to secure the prosperous the slightest consideration. The only distinctions which should be recognized are those of the soul, of strong principle, of incorruptible integrity, of usefulness, of cultivated intellect, of fidelity in seeking the truth.

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