What does sought mean?

Definitions for sought
sɔtsought

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sought(adj)

    that is looked for

    "the long sought relatives"

  2. sought, sought-after(a)(adj)

    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

How to pronounce sought?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say sought in sign language?

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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. Interior Ministry:

    One of the suspected terrorists, A.A., who is of interest to the French security agencies, was registered on the Presevo border crossing on Oct. 7 this year, where he formally sought asylum, checks have confirmed that his details match those of the person who on Oct. 3 was identified in Greece. There was no Interpol warrant issued against this person.

  2. Maciej Szpunar:

    The fundamental right to be forgotten must be balanced against other fundamental rights, such as the right to data protection and the right to privacy, as well as the legitimate public interest in accessing the information sought.

  3. Todd Rosenbluth:

    Both DoubleLine Total Return and DoubleLine Core Fixed Income have outperformed their respective Lipper peer groups year-to-date, adding to their strong risk-adjusted records, as investors have sought income portfolios in a more volatile market, they continue to seek out DoubleLine.

  4. Mikael Ribbenvik:

    If all of them had sought asylum Italy would have had 170,000 applications last year. That's just as unreasonable as Sweden taking such a big proportion.

  5. Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols-- "Maxims and Arrows":

    THE DISAPPOINTED MAN SPEAKS.--I sought great human beings, I never found anything but the APES of their ideal.

Images & Illustrations of sought

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