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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Seek \Seek\, v. i. To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery. [1913 Webster] Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read. --Isa. xxxiv. 16. [1913 Webster] To seek, needing to seek or search; hence, unprepared. "Unpracticed, unprepared, and still to seek." --Milton. [Obs.] To seek after, to make pursuit of; to attempt to find or take. To seek for, to endeavor to find. To seek to, to apply to; to resort to; to court. [Obs.] "All the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom." --1 Kings x. 24. To seek upon, to make strict inquiry after; to follow up; to persecute. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] To seek Upon a man and do his soul unrest. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]