What does sought mean?

Definitions for sought
sɔtsought

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. soughtadjective

    that is looked for

    "the long sought relatives"

  2. sought, sought-after(a)adjective

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sought

    sawt, pa.t. and pa.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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sought in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sought in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of sought in a Sentence

  1. G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy:

    Nietzche started a nonsensical idea that men had once sought as good what we now call evil; if it were so, we could not talk of surpassing or even falling short of them.

  2. Jim Greer:

    We have always sought to provide a wide variety of content and programming that would be of interest to customers, and do not dictate or control programming on channels we carry, any suggestion otherwise is wrong.

  3. Oscar Atehortua:

    A terrorist attack which sought to kill Rodrigo Londono Echeverri, president of the FARC political party, was prevented.

  4. Phil Robertson:

    The Law Society of Singapore have not been enamored of Ravi for quite some time and have sought opportunities to knock him down, and because of Ravi's medical condition, they have had this latest chance to do so.

  5. Josh Earnest:

    We've had these legislative obstacles to our efforts to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay in place for some time, what we have sought is congressional cooperation to remove those obstacles so we could move forward in a reasonable way consistent with our national security interests.

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    an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
    • A. elusive
    • B. proprietary
    • C. foreordained
    • D. extroversive

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