[seek] verb, sought, seek·ing.
verb (used with object)
1. to go in search or quest of: to seek the truth.
2. to try to find or discover by searching or questioning: to seek the solution to a problem.
3. to try to obtain: to seek fame.
4. to try or attempt (usually followed by an infinitive): to seek to convince a person.
5. to go to: to seek a place to rest.
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