Definition for SEEK

SEEK, v.i.

  1. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. – Is. xxxiv.
  2. To endeavor. Ask not what pains, nor further seek to know / Their process, or the forms of law below. – Dryden. To seek after, to make pursuit; to attempt to find or take. [See No. 3, supra.] To seek for, to endeavor to find. – Knolles. To seek to, to apply to; to resort to. – 1 Kings x. To seek, at a loss; without knowledge, measures or experience. Unpractic'd, unprepar'd and still to seek. – Milton. [This phrase, I believe, is wholly obsolete.]

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