verb (used with object), sought, seek·ing.
verb (used without object), sought, seek·ing.
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Idioms for seek
Origin of seek
OTHER WORDS FROM seekoutseek, verb (used with object), out·sought, out·seek·ing.re·seek, verb (used with object), re·sought, re·seek·ing.un·seek·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for seek
Roblox opens its books, Snap makes an acquisition and Pfizer and BioNTech seek regulatory approval for their vaccine.
The companies are also seeking authorization to distribute the vaccine in Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, the United Kingdom and other parts of the world, making its deep-freeze problem a global challenge.Here’s why COVID-19 vaccines like Pfizer’s need to be kept so cold|Tina Hesman Saey|November 20, 2020|Science News
An Initial Public Offering is the promised land for startup pilgrims who may wander the desert for years seeking product-market fit.Extra Crunch roundup: A fistful of IPOs, Affirm’s Peloton problem, Zoom Apps and more|Walter Thompson|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
The co-founder of the digital-news site Vox will leave the organization and join the New York Times, in another sign of upheaval among start-up companies that have sought to challenge “legacy” news operations.Ezra Klein leaves Vox, the website he founded, for New York Times, in a digital media A-list exodus|Paul Farhi, Sarah Ellison|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The start-up also is seeking to license its technology to other e-scooter companies across multiple countries, including the United States, in the coming years.E-scooters are getting computer vision to curb pedestrian collisions|Dalvin Brown|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Most often, the doctrine is invoked by minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.
The detectives are still at it, seeking to account for a period of time when Brinsley may well have paused to sit somewhere.
Most other social justice movements are seeking some shift of power and money.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The child almost died from the delay of an hour in seeking help.
Either way, guests seeking a holiday getaway there can also enjoy a tingle of telling truth to power by posting their own reviews.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He returned to the hotel, and, eluding a gossip-seeking landlady, went up to his room.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Old Holmes furrowed his brow and closed one eye, seeking with the other the inspiration of the sky.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
My entrails were troubled in seeking her: therefore shall I possess a good possession.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
However, she was not seeking refreshment or help from any source, either external or from within.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for seek
verb seeks, seeking or sought (mainly tr)
Derived forms of seekseeker, noun
Word Origin for seek
Idioms and Phrases with seek
see play hide and seek.