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Từ điển WordNet v3.1 - WordNet Dictionary

I - noun
the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk
computer science, computing
movement, motion

II - verb
1. try to get or reach (Freq. 44)
- seek a position
- seek an education
- seek happiness
Derivationally related forms:
desire, want
bid, quest
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of (Freq. 41)
- The police are searching for clues
- They are searching for the missing man in the entire county
search, look for
Derivationally related forms:
seeking, search (for: search), searcher (for: search)
dredge, drag, finger, grope, fumble,
divine, browse, surf, leave no stone unturned, hunt, gather,
want, scour, seek out, quest for, go after, quest after,
pursue, fish, angle, grub, feel, shop
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- The banks seek the check
- They seek the water
- Sam cannot seek Sue
3. make an effort or attempt (Freq. 32)
- 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
try, attempt, essay, assay
See Also:
try out (for: try)
Derivationally related forms:
essay (for: essay), essayer (for: essay), attempt (for: attempt), attempter (for: attempt), try (for: try), trier (for: try)
act, move
take a dare, pick up the gauntlet, fight, struggle, have a go,
give it a try, grope, endeavor, endeavour, strive, give it a whirl,
gamble, chance, risk, hazard, take chances, adventure,
run a risk, take a chance, put on the line, lay on the line
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
- Somebody ----s (for: try)
- They seek to move
4. go to or towards
- a liquid seeks its own level
travel, go, move, locomote
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
5. inquire for
- seek directions from a local
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s something from somebody

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