Dictionary Results for sought


1. seek - verb

· try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"

Hypernym(s): desire, want




2. seek - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): search, look_for




3. seek - verb

· 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"

Synonym(s): try, attempt, essay, assay

Hypernym(s): act, move




4. seek - verb

· go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




5. seek - verb

· inquire for; "seek directions from a local"

Hypernym(s): request




6. sought - adjective

· that is looked for; "the long sought relatives"




7. sought - adjective

· being searched for; "the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum"

Synonym(s): sought-after





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