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seek

 
Noun seek has 1 sense
  1. seek - the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
    --1 is a kind of
    movement, motion
Verb seek has 5 senses
  1. seek - try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"
    --1 is one way to
    desire, want
    Derived form: noun seeking2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. search, seek, look for - 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"
    Derived form: noun seeking1
    Sample sentences:
    The banks seek the check
    They seek the water
    Sam cannot seek Sue
  3. try, seek, attempt, essay, assay - make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world"
    --3 is one way to act, move
    Sample sentence:
    They seek to move
  4. seek - go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
    --4 is one way to
    travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  5. seek - inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
    --5 is one way to
    request
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
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