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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the act of searching for something;
- Example: "a quest for diamonds"
[syn: quest, seeking]

2. an attempt to acquire or gain something;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Seek \Seek\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sought; p. pr. & vb. n. Seeking.] [OE. seken, AS. s[=e]can, s[=e]cean; akin to OS. s[=o]kian, LG. s["o]ken, D. zoeken, OHG. suohhan, G. suchen, Icel. saekja, Sw. s["o]ka, Dan. s["o]ge, Goth. s[=o]kjan, and E. sake. Cf. Beseech, Ransack, Sagacious, Sake, Soc.] 1. To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find. [1913 Webster] The man saked him, saying, What seekest thou? And he said, I seek my brethren. --Gen. xxxvii. 15, 16. [1913 Webster] 2. To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech. [1913 Webster] Others, tempting him, sought of him a sign. --Luke xi. 16. [1913 Webster] 3. To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life. [1913 Webster] 4. To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to. [1913 Webster] Seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal. --Amos v. 5. [1913 Webster] Since great Ulysses sought the Phrygian plains. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

seeking n 1: the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds" [syn: quest, seeking] 2: an attempt to acquire or gain something
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

seek seeking 1. To move the head of a disk drive radially, i.e., to move from one track to another. 2. To wind the tape to a given location. 3. To move the pointer that marks the next byte to be read from or written to a file. (1997-07-15)