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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that seeks.
  • noun A device used in a moving object, especially a missile, that locates a target by detecting light, heat, or other radiation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who seeks; an inquirer: as, a seeker after truth.
  • noun One who applies or resorts: with to.
  • noun A searcher.
  • noun [capitalized] One of a sect in the time of Cromwell which professed no determinate religion, but claimed to be in search of the true church, ministry, sacraments, and Scriptures.
  • noun In anatomy, same as tracer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who seeks; that which is used in seeking or searching.
  • noun (Eccl.) One of a small heterogeneous sect of the 17th century, in Great Britain, who professed to be seeking the true church, ministry, and sacraments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who seeks.
  • noun Especially, a religious seeker: a pilgrim, or one who aspires to enlightenment, Nirvana, Salvation, or God Realization

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)
  • noun someone making a search or inquiry

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to seek + -er

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