Meaning of SEEK in English

SEEK

verb

ADVERB

▪ aggressively ( esp. AmE ), avidly , eagerly , keenly ( esp. BrE )

▪ actively

people who are unemployed and actively ~ing work ( BrE )

▪ desperately , urgently

He was desperately ~ing a way to see her again.

▪ deliberately

He deliberately sought to expand his country's influence on the region.

▪ always , consistently , constantly , continually

▪ initially

They initially sought to blame others for the disaster.

▪ currently

The developer is currently ~ing funding for the project.

▪ successfully

▪ in vain , unsuccessfully , vainly

We sought in vain for a solution.

VERB + SEEK

▪ continue to

PREPOSITION

▪ for

We're ~ing for alternative materials which might bring the cost down.

▪ in

the answers she sought in those books

PHRASES

▪ highly sought after

Jobs in Paris are highly sought after.

Seek is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ hand , ↑ immigrant , ↑ movement , ↑ petition , ↑ plaintiff

Seek is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ acceptance , ↑ access , ↑ accommodation , ↑ admission , ↑ advice , ↑ alliance , ↑ alternative , ↑ anonymity , ↑ answer , ↑ applicant , ↑ approval , ↑ armistice , ↑ assistance , ↑ assurance , ↑ asylum , ↑ audience , ↑ authorization , ↑ autonomy , ↑ backing , ↑ balance , ↑ challenge , ↑ clarification , ↑ clearance , ↑ closure , ↑ comfort , ↑ comment , ↑ companionship , ↑ company , ↑ compensation , ↑ compromise , ↑ confirmation , ↑ consent , ↑ consolation , ↑ consultation , ↑ convert , ↑ cooperation , ↑ counsel , ↑ counselling , ↑ cover , ↑ cure , ↑ custody , ↑ damage , ↑ deal , ↑ destruction , ↑ divorce , ↑ domination , ↑ employment , ↑ endorsement , ↑ equality , ↑ escape , ↑ exemption , ↑ explanation , ↑ extradition , ↑ fame , ↑ favour , ↑ feedback , ↑ forgiveness , ↑ fortune , ↑ freedom , ↑ fulfilment , ↑ funding , ↑ gain , ↑ guidance , ↑ help , ↑ immunity , ↑ improvement , ↑ independence , ↑ indulgence , ↑ information , ↑ injunction , ↑ input , ↑ inspiration , ↑ justice , ↑ liberation , ↑ limelight , ↑ love , ↑ mandate , ↑ membership , ↑ nomination , ↑ office , ↑ opinion , ↑ pardon , ↑ partner , ↑ partnership , ↑ peace , ↑ penalty , ↑ perfection , ↑ permission , ↑ permit , ↑ political asylum , ↑ promotion , ↑ protection , ↑ publicity , ↑ reassurance , ↑ recognition , ↑ reconciliation , ↑ recourse , ↑ redemption , ↑ reduction , ↑ reform , ↑ refuge , ↑ refund , ↑ registration , ↑ relief , ↑ remedy , ↑ removal , ↑ renewal , ↑ replacement , ↑ representation , ↑ resolution , ↑ respectability , ↑ respite , ↑ retribution , ↑ return , ↑ revenge , ↑ review , ↑ salvation , ↑ sanctuary , ↑ service , ↑ settlement , ↑ shelter , ↑ showdown , ↑ solace , ↑ solitude , ↑ solution , ↑ sponsor , ↑ sponsorship , ↑ support , ↑ tender , ↑ term , ↑ therapy , ↑ treatment , ↑ truth , ↑ understanding , ↑ undertaking , ↑ unity , ↑ vengeance , ↑ victory , ↑ warrant , ↑ way , ↑ wisdom , ↑ writ

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .