[ UK /sˈiːk/ ]
[ US /ˈsik/ ]
  1. go to or towards
    a liquid seeks its own level
  2. make an effort or attempt
    The police attempted to stop the thief
    She always seeks to do good in the world
    He sought to improve himself
    He tried to shake off his fears
    The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps
  3. try to get or reach
    seek a position
    seek an education
    seek happiness
  4. inquire for
    seek directions from a local
  5. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
    The police are searching for clues
    They are searching for the missing man in the entire county
  1. the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
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How To Use seek In A Sentence

  • The BBC never tires of telling us how passionately it seeks the interest and participation of the public in its political output, particularly the young.
  • It is pertinent to destigmatize depression, so those suffering from it could seek medical help.
  • An asylum seeker with insulin dependent diabetes has recently had her claim for asylum rejected.
  • This seems like an unnecessary attention-seeking tactic, making sure we notice a particularly sleazy line.
  • The Blonde had the doracha seekh, a combination of chicken and crab flakes chargrilled in the tandoor oven and served with a piquant mango and avocado chutney, at £7.50.
  • When the matador realises the bull is weak and unable to charge much longer he will reach for his killing sword and seek to manoeuvre it directly in front of him with its head down, so that he can administer the death stroke.
  • Where the company is seeking general authority to purchase shares in the market they must state their intentions regarding the authority granted.
  • I'd like see them cope on jobseeker's allowance. The Sun
  • Sensation - seeking newspapers tried to cash in on her misery.
  • Aerogels had been largely forgotten when, in the late 1970s, the French government approached Stanislaus Teichner at Universite Claud Bernard, Lyon seeking a method for storing oxygen and rocket fuels in porous materials. A Real Spinoff that NASA Has Seemingly Forgotten About - NASA Watch
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