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Meaning of seek

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track
           on a disk
      v 1: try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an
           education"; "seek happiness"
      2: 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" [syn: {search},
         {seek}, {look for}]
      3: 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" [syn: {try},
         {seek}, {attempt}, {essay}, {assay}]
      4: go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
      5: inquire for; "seek directions from a local"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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