SEEK Definition - SEEK Meaning

1 : the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk [syn: {seek}]

2 : try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness" [syn: {seek}]

3 : 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}]

4 : 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}]

5 : go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level" [syn: {seek}]

6 : inquire for; "seek directions from a local" [syn: {seek}]