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1. seek

verb. ['ˈsiːk'] make an effort or attempt.

Synonyms

  • grope
  • give it a whirl
  • pick up the gauntlet
  • take chances
  • strive
  • act
  • assay
  • essay
  • gamble
  • attempt
  • give it a try
  • move
  • lay on the line
  • take a dare
  • chance
  • hazard
  • have a go
  • take a chance
  • endeavour
  • risk
  • endeavor
  • try
  • run a risk
  • put on the line
  • fight
  • adventure

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • seken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Seek

  • mozambique
  • martinique
  • electrique
  • veronique
  • nongreek
  • dominique
  • vanbeek
  • technique
  • respeak
  • mystique
  • misspeak
  • mcpeek
  • mcpeake
  • mcpeak
  • manrique
  • critique
  • bespeak
  • belgique
  • ashcreek
  • unique
  • tariq
  • streak
  • squeak
  • physique
  • oblique
  • monique
  • mediq
  • leveque
  • kmiec
  • henriquez

How do you pronounce seek?

Pronounce seek as sik.

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Sentences with seek


1. Verb, base form
Ask for help or seek assistance from a tutor when you encounter classes that seem overwhelming.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The authors suggest you seek protein from natural food sources, rather than processed powders.

Quotes about seek


1. That's the motivation of an artist - to seek attention of some kind.
- James Taylor

2. Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek.
- Mario Andretti

3. I'm not the kind of person who likes to shout out my personal issues from the rooftops, but with my bipolar becoming public, I hope fellow sufferers will know it's completely controllable. I hope I can help remove any stigma attached to it, and that those who don't have it under control will seek help with all that is available to treat it.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

2. hide-and-seek

noun. a game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them.

Synonyms

  • child's game

3. seek

verb. ['ˈsiːk'] try to get or reach.

Synonyms

  • quest
  • want
  • desire

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • seken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. seek

verb. ['ˈsiːk'] try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of.

Synonyms

  • pursue
  • divine
  • angle
  • gather
  • fumble
  • dredge
  • drag
  • leave no stone unturned
  • grub
  • seek out
  • go after
  • feel
  • fish
  • quest for
  • surf
  • scour
  • want
  • quest after
  • search
  • look for
  • browse
  • hunt
  • finger
  • shop

Antonyms

  • overact
  • underact
  • fail
  • worst

Etymology

  • seken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. seek

noun. ['ˈsiːk'] the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk.

Synonyms

  • motion

Antonyms

  • defend
  • behave

Etymology

  • seken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. seek

verb. ['ˈsiːk'] inquire for.

Antonyms

  • activity

Etymology

  • seken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. seek

verb. ['ˈsiːk'] go to or towards.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • move

Antonyms

  • best
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • seken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • secan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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