What does sought mean?

Definitions for sought
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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?

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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. Clarence Thomas:

    , } The woman, we all know, was Anita Hill. And I was there as her story unfolded. Twenty-seven years ago, on Yom Kippur eve, I testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee in my role as President of the Women's Legal Defense Fund, which became National Partnership for Women Families for Women Families. I was joined by wonderful colleagues, including Professor Patricia King of Georgetown University and Marcia Greenberger, co-president of the National Women's Law Center. At the time I testified that Judge Clarence Thomas appeared to lack a demonstrated commitment to equal justice. I stated that Judge Clarence Thomas record cast grave doubt on Judge Clarence Thomas commitment to affirm and support fundamental principles of equal employment opportunity, the constitutional protections against gender discrimination and reproductive freedom. Judge Clarence Thomas record had shown an extensive pattern of disregard of principles of fundamental importance to women and Women Families. The ugly double standard over Kavanaughs so-called youthRead MoreOf course, the parallels between then and now are unmistakable. Shortly after my testimony, Hill's story was leaked to the press, and Anita Hill was asked to testify before the Senate. What happened next continues to be one of the most disgraceful episodes in our country's modern history. Anita Hill came before the Senate and was greeted by an all-male panel, led by Republicans who sought to prosecute Anita Hill, while Democrats, at best, remained neutral fact-finders. This phony trial resulted in a gross imbalance of power and meant that no one defended Anita Hill and no one prosecuted Judge Clarence Thomas. What was on trial was not the fitness of Judge Clarence Thomas to be the next Supreme Court justice but instead Hill's moral character and reputation as a woman. Immediately after the hearing, it was branded as a.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    If you dare to chase after the giver and author (God) of every good and perfect gift rather than any other thing. Believe you me, you will certainly realize your full potential and maximize your life and future. Because, it is written in (Matthew 6:33). Seek you first and foremost the kingdom of God and its righteousness. Then, every other than thing that you never sought for will be added unto you as a bonus including riches, fame, greatness and stuffs like that. -Emeasoba George

  3. 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.

  4. Ben Cardin:

    The final agreement must be verifiable and transparent, making it clear that any violations would result in an immediate restoration of the strongest possible sanctions. Congress has a role to play in this process and I look forward to reviewing all the details of this long-sought agreement that Secretary of State John Kerry and our allies have negotiated.

  5. 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.

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