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View synonyms for sought

sought

[ sawt ]

verb

  1. simple past tense and past participle of seek.


sought

/ sɔːt /

verb

  1. See seek
    the past tense and past participle of seek


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Other Words From

  • self-sought adjective
  • un·sought adjective

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Example Sentences

For a while yoga and pilates classes were sought out at luxury gyms like Equinox.

Their friendship began when Krauss, who was chairman of the physics department at Case Western in Cleveland, sought out Epstein.

Where the U.S. once sought to train several divisions worth, the latest effort is for just 3,000 troops.

On Friday, the story had looked like it might blow over as Buckingham Palace sought to dismiss it as a “civil case.”

Two and a half millennia ago, Siddhartha Gautama sought enlightenment.

Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?

He had not estimated that if Jean Baptiste sought his wife secretly, it must have been because he wished to avoid him.

The purchasers found that this claim was not well founded, and sought to recover their money.

He also states that the Audiencia is virtually non-existent, and so there is no high court in which justice may be sought.

There are five general heads under which the characteristics to be sought may be grouped.

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