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seek : pangita (v.); pangitaa (v.)

Glosses: (~ related words)
n. (event)1. seekthe movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk.
~ computer science, computingthe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures.
~ motion, movementa natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.
v. (possession)2. seektry to get or reach.; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"
~ desire, wantfeel or have a desire for; want strongly.; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room"
~ bidmake a serious effort to attain something.; "His campaign bid for the attention of the poor population"
~ questmake a search (for).; "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest"
v. (contact)3. look for, search, seektry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of.; "The police are searching for clues"; "They are searching for the missing man in the entire county"
~ dredge, dragsearch (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost.
~ fingersearch for on the computer.; "I fingered my boss and found that he is not logged on in the afternoons"
~ fumble, gropefeel about uncertainly or blindly.; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"
~ divinesearch by divining, as if with a rod.; "He claimed he could divine underground water"
~ surf, browselook around casually and randomly, without seeking anything in particular.; "browse a computer directory"; "surf the internet or the world wide web"
~ leave no stone unturnedsearch thoroughly and exhaustively.; "The police left no stone unturned in looking for the President's murderer"
~ huntseek, search for.; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
~ gatherlook for (food) in nature.; "Our ancestors gathered nuts in the Fall"
~ wanthunt or look for; want for a particular reason.; "Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI"; "Uncle Sam wants you"
~ scourexamine minutely.; "The police scoured the country for the fugitive"
~ seek outlook for a specific person or thing.
~ quest after, quest for, go after, pursuego in search of or hunt for.; "pursue a hobby"
~ fish, angleseek indirectly.; "fish for compliments"
~ grubsearch about busily.
~ feelgrope or feel in search of something.; "He felt for his wallet"
~ browse, shopshop around; not necessarily buying.; "I don't need help, I'm just browsing"
v. (social)4. assay, attempt, essay, seek, trymake an effort or attempt.; "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"
~ pick up the gauntlet, take a darebe dared to do something and attempt it.
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
~ struggle, fightmake a strenuous or labored effort.; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"
~ have a go, give it a trymake an attempt at something.; "I never sat on a horse before but I'll give it a go"
~ gropesearch blindly or uncertainly.; "His mind groped to make the connection"
~ endeavor, endeavour, striveattempt by employing effort.; "we endeavor to make our customers happy"
~ give it a try, give it a whirltry.; "let's give it a whirl!"
~ adventure, gamble, run a risk, take a chance, take chances, chance, risk, hazardtake a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome.; "When you buy these stocks you are gambling"
~ lay on the line, put on the line, riskexpose to a chance of loss or damage.; "We risked losing a lot of money in this venture"; "Why risk your life?"; "She laid her job on the line when she told the boss that he was wrong"
v. (motion)5. seekgo to or towards.; "a liquid seeks its own level"
~ go, locomote, move, travelchange location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically.; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
v. (communication)6. seekinquire for.; "seek directions from a local"
~ requestinquire for (information).; "I requested information from the secretary"