Thesaurus > Related Words: seek

  Words related to seek

Related / Similar Words: search, look for, try, attempt, essay, assay

 

Definition:
  • the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk;
  • inquire for; "seek directions from a local";
  • try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county";
  • go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level";
  • try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness";
  • make an effort or attempt; "He tried to shake off his fears"; "The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"; "The police attempted to stop the thief"; "He sought to improve himself"; "She always seeks to do good in the world";

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    See Also: test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay

     

    Hyponyms: dredge, drag, finger, grope, fumble, divine, browse, surf, leave no stone unturned, hunt, gather, want, scour, seek out, quest for, go after, quest after, pursue, fish, angle, grub, feel, shop, bid, quest, take a dare, pick up the gauntlet, fight, struggle, have a go, give it a try, endeavor, endeavour, strive, give it a whirl, gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure, run a risk, take a chance, put on the line, lay on the line

     

    Derivational Morphology: quest, seeking, search, hunt, hunting, searcher, seeker, quester, essay, trier, attempter, essayer, attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try

     

    Language Translations:
    Dutch: zoeken   Esperanto: serĉi  
    Finnish: etsiä   French: chercher  
    Frisian: sykje   German: suchen  
    Indonesian: cari   Italian: cercare  
    Japanese: 探す   Korean: 찾다  
    Latin: quaerere   Portuguese: procurar  
    Russian: искать   Spanish: buscar  
    Swedish: söka   Turkish: ''aramak'', bulmaya calismak  
     
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