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Dictionary definition for: Seek

1. (n) the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

2. (v) try to get or reach; "seek a position" "seek an education" "seek happiness"

3. (v) 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"

4. (v) 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"

5. (v) go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"

6. (v) inquire for; "seek directions from a local"

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