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
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    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. Walter LaFeber:

    In every major decision they were motivated not by concern for stability nor democracy…they sought control and opportunity…If they had wanted stability, they would have made Cuba and Puerto Rico parts of the Union.”

  2. Virginia Chairman Rich Anderson:

    Felony charges leveled against a sitting state senator are to be taken seriously, and should not be sought out for political gain, it is for that reason that the Republican Party of Virginia calls for Louise Lucas to turn Louise Lucas in. Immediately.

  3. Michael Oppenheim:

    I wish I had stopped or sought help, but I kept going.

  4. Barack Obama:

    Luke was a photojournalist who sought through his images to convey the lives of Yemenis to the outside world, 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.

  5. Susan Rice:

    I know that some people question why we host China at all. That's a dangerous and short-sighted view, if we sought to punish China by canceling meetings or refusing to engage them, we would only be punishing ourselves.

Images & Illustrations of sought

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