the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
try to get or reach
"seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"
search, seek, look for(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"
try, seek, attempt, essay, assay(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"
go to or towards
"a liquid seeks its own level"
"seek directions from a local"
seek(verb)To try to find, to look for, to search.
seek(verb)To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.
seek(verb)To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.
seek(verb)To go, move, travel (in a given direction).
English Synonyms and Antonyms
abandon, abdicate, abjure, cast off, cease, cede, depart from, desert, discontinue, forego, forsake, forswear, give up, leave, quit, recant, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, resign, retire from, retract, surrender, vacate, withdraw from
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Translations for seek
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- axtarmaq, aramaqAzerbaijani
- търся, тарашаBulgarian
- جستن, جستجو کردنPersian
- sykjeWestern Frisian
- sir, iarr, lorgScottish Gaelic
- खोजना, ढूँढना, ढूँढ़नाHindi
- keres, kutatHungarian
- ricercare, cercareItalian
- 探し回る, 探すJapanese
- 찾다, 추구Korean
- бара, трагаMacedonian
- nastreven, zoekenDutch
- lete, søkeNorwegian
- poszukiwać, szukaćPolish
- искать, разыскивать, [[пытаться]] [[найти]]Russian
- тра́жити, trážitiSerbo-Croatian
- leta, sökaSwedish
- ҷустуҷӯ карданTajik
- bulmaya calismak, aramakTurkish
- qidirmoq, axtarmoqUzbek
- tìm, tìm kiếmVietnamese
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