from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that seeks: a seeker of the truth.
- n. A device used in a moving object, especially a missile, that locates a target by detecting light, heat, or other radiation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who seeks.
- n. Especially, a religious seeker: a pilgrim, or one who aspires to enlightenment, Nirvana, Salvation, or God Realization
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who seeks; that which is used in seeking or searching.
- n. 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 The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who seeks; an inquirer: as, a seeker after truth.
- n. One who applies or resorts: with to.
- n. A searcher.
- n. [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.
- n. In anatomy, same as tracer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)
- n. someone making a search or inquiry
I guess I generally use the term seeker to describe myself.
Being a seeker is a vocation, a job God calls some of us to do, like an artist, a doctor, a teacher … or a nun.
So don’t throw the term seeker around until you actually spend sometime looking for yourself.
The eternal seeker is likewise for everyone and lets you get some powers from other classes.
Foyle's transformation from common man to revenge-seeker is fairly quick but entirely believable.
So the problem is, in times when a job seeker is qualified to be a judge of relative merit, it would generally be in their field and thus they would be judging potential competitors to themselves, so they are given a powerful incentive to lie and surface the weaker person.
We all have secrets and watching someone try to hide and shield themselves from the truth seeker is interesting and dramatic and we always want to peep in and see how that?
Sam says the person in the chatroom used the name seeker, and asks if it means something to her?
I have put in italics in the text clearly show the "seeker" - attitude.
The thrill-seeker is presently hanging over Central Park’s Wollman Rink.