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seek

 
 
pronunciation:
sik
part of speech: verb
inflections: seeks, seeking, sought
definition 1: to try to find; look for.
The dog was seeking the bone that he had left in the yard.
synonyms:
look for
similar words:
dig, ferret, probe, quest, track, want
definition 2: to try to get or obtain.
He is seeking his fortune in Europe.I will seek her help.
synonyms:
ask for
similar words:
aspire to, invite, petition for, quest after, strive for
definition 3: to try (usually followed by an infinitive).
Juan sought hard to find the answer.
synonyms:
attempt, endeavor, strive, try
similar words:
undertake
derivation: seeker (n.)