Seek

Definition of Seek

a.1.Sick.
v. t.1.To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find.
[imp. & p. p. Sought ; p. pr. & vb. n. Seeking.]
The man saked him, saying, What seekest thou? And he said, I seek my brethren.
- Gen. xxxvii. 15, 16.
2.To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.
Others, tempting him, sought of him a sign.
- Luke xi. 16.
3.To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life.
4.To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.
Seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal.
- Amos v. 5.
Since great Ulysses sought the Phrygian plains.
- Pope.
v. i.1.To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery.
Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read.
- Isa. xxxiv. 16.
To seek
needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared.
To seek after
to make pursuit of; to attempt to find or take.
- Milton.
To seek for
to endeavor to find.
To seek to
to apply to; to resort to; to court.
To seek upon
to make strict inquiry after; to follow up; to persecute.
- 1 Kings x. 24.
To seek
Upon a man and do his soul unrest.
- Chaucer.

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