seek out

  1. (tr, adverb) to search hard for and find a specific person or thing: she sought out her friend from amongst the crowd

Words Nearby seek out

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How to use seek out in a sentence

  • The future would not have been lacking in opportunities to seek out and kill Marius for that insult.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
  • There was no time now to seek out the patrolman on the post; the job must be all his.

    From Place to Place | Irvin S. Cobb
  • Go quickly, and get another, and seek out the prettiest and rarest.'

    Grimms' Fairy Tales | The Brothers Grimm
  • It is not strange that they should seek out the seed that has been carefully sown by the Forest officers.

    Our National Forests | Richard H. Douai Boerker
  • He does not seek out the leper, set him up before them, and say, "Now you will see what I can do."