Definition of SEEKING

noun : SEEKING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds" ;

  • 2. (

    ) an attempt to acquire or gain something ;

verb : SEEKING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level" ;

  • 5. (

    ) inquire for; "seek directions from a local" ;


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