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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Seek  \Seek\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Sought};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Seeking}.]  [OE,  seken,  AS  s?can,  s?cean;  akin  to  OS 
  s?kian,  LG  s["o]ken,  D.  zoeken  OHG.  suohhan  G.  suchen, 
  Icel.  s?kja,  Sw  s["o]ka,  Dan.  s["o]ge,  Goth.  s?kjan,  and  E. 
  sake.  Cf  {Beseech},  {Ransack},  {Sagacious},  {Sake},  {Soc}.] 
  1.  To  go  in  search  of  to  look  for  to  search  for  to  try  to 
  find 
 
  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  bessech. 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  seeking 
  adj  :  trying  to  obtain:  "profit-seeking  producers";  "people 
  seeking  happiness" 
  n  1:  the  act  of  searching  for  something  "a  quest  for  diamonds" 
  [syn:  {quest}] 
  2:  an  attempt  to  acquire  or  gain  something 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  seeking 
 
  {seek} 
 
 




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