from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. action of the verb to seek
- adj. that seeks something specified
- v. Present participle of seek.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Investigating; searching for the truth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an attempt to acquire or gain something
- n. the act of searching for something
Sorry, no etymologies found.
But you must not suppose that he was capable of a gross selfishness, or that he could have been satisfied without persuading himself that he was seeking to infuse some happiness into Maggies life, seeking this even more than any direct ends for himself.
This is what we call the seeking of a harmonious world.
It is not exactly what you call seeking out the truth and reporting on it in order to set people free.
Mwenze stressed that the RDC rejected a Rwandan ceasefire plan which he described as seeking the partition of the country, as well as one from South Africa, which he said was "confused", though he gave no details.
Every step which led him to the summit of power was prefaced by what he called seeking the Lord; that is, attending sermons and prayers, by which the suborned performers of those profane and solemn farces prepared their congregations to desire what their employers had previously determined to do; thus giving an air of divine inspiration to the projects of fraud, murder, and ambition.
Set during the 1870s, the adventure in Butcher’s Crossing centers on a man named Will Andrews who drops out of Harvard and heads west to the small Kansas town of the title seeking "an original relation to nature."
It may be that "the past is more manageable and easier to grasp," but since when has it been deemed that the art of the novel lies in seeking out that which is manageable and easy to grasp?
I admire what Radiohead have done tremendously in seeking a new model.
An earlier commenter pointed out, rightly, that there is nothing improper in seeking constitutional change, but then made no effort to explain why this change ought to be made, what problem it was supposed to solve, or why it would solve the problem.
Still, I do appreciate your kindness in seeking me out this way.