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OTHER WORDS FROM soughtself-sought, adjectiveun·sought, adjective
Words nearby sought
Definition for sought (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), sought, seek·ing.
verb (used without object), sought, seek·ing.
Origin of seek
OTHER WORDS FROM seekout·seek, 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 sought
For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Where the U.S. once sought to train several divisions worth, the latest effort is for just 3,000 troops.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On Friday, the story had looked like it might blow over as Buckingham Palace sought to dismiss it as a “civil case.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Two and a half millennia ago, Siddhartha Gautama sought enlightenment.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The next morning, in a panic, Fargus had sought out Bofinger.Max Fargus|Owen Johnson
But when Kaku sought Merytra to tell her the glad tidings that she was his, he could not find her.Morning Star|H. Rider Haggard
He sought very diligently to anticipate some at least of these informing thrusts by making great use of Coote.Kipps|H. G. Wells
Bach became thoroughly hurt, and sought for a means of leaving Leipsic.Bach|Charles Francis Abdy Williams
In high school he had sought to establish himself as a hardened sinner—a drinker and tough citizen.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
British Dictionary definitions for sought (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for sought (2 of 2)
verb seeks, seeking or sought (mainly tr)
Derived forms of seekseeker, noun
Word Origin for seek
Idioms and Phrases with sought
see play hide and seek.