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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

ChatGPT

  1. seeking

    Seeking refers to the act of searching, exploring, or striving to obtain, achieve, or find something. It involves a directed effort towards a goal, pursuit of knowledge, or a quest for something desired or considered important.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Seeking

    of Seek

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British National Corpus

  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. Bertrand Russell:

    Every living thing is a sort of imperialist, seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself.

  2. Antony Blinken:

    We've surged resources to make sure that we could make good by the people who are seeking Special Immigrant Visas, we've added about 50 people here at the State Department. A lot of the work actually gets done here at State. We have additional people in the field. We've reduced and in fact eliminated some backlogs that existed.

  3. Roger Severino:

    Back to school messages should be about seeking and learning truth, not pushing unscientific ideologies that hurt children and take away parents’ rights, school kids struggling with their male or female bodies should be treated with compassion and respect without forcing doctors to provide sterilizing surgeries and hormones or allowing biological boys to compete against and shower with girls, but that is exactly what the Biden Administration is requiring.

  4. Matthew Taylor:

    Prosecutors are both building a case against people higher up the political food chain, and seeking to increase the likelihood that those executives already implicated will receive definitive jail sentences.

  5. Todd Rosenbluth:

    The fund continues to outperform peers while taking on lower interest rate risk, investors seeking fixed income remain comfortable with the DoubleLine approach that has a long record of success.

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