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Engelsk navneord: seek

1. seek (om begivenhed) the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

Mindre specifikke termermotion, movement

Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

Engelsk udsagnsord: seek

1. seek (om forhold) try to get or reach

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSeek a position.
Seek an education.
Seek happiness.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerdesire, want

Mere specifikke termerbid, quest

2. seek (om relation) try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe police are searching for clues.
They are searching for the missing man in the entire county.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe banks seek the check, Sam cannot seek Sue , They seek the water

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)look for, search

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Mere specifikke termerangle, browse, browse, divine, drag, dredge, feel, finger, fish, fumble, gather, go after, grope, grub, hunt, leave no stone unturned, pursue, quest after, quest for, scour, seek out, shop, surf, want

3. seek (om adfærd) make an effort or attempt

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe 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.

Eksempler på anvendelseThey seek to move

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assay, attempt, essay, try

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termeract, move

Mere specifikke termeradventure, chance, endeavor, endeavour, fight, gamble, give it a try, give it a try, give it a whirl, grope, have a go, hazard, lay on the line, pick up the gauntlet, put on the line, risk, risk, run a risk, strive, struggle, take a chance, take a dare, take chances

4. seek (om bevægelse) go to or towards

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA liquid seeks its own level.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething is ----ing PP

Mindre specifikke termergo, locomote, move, travel

5. seek (om kommunikation) inquire for

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSeek directions from a local.

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Mindre specifikke termerrequest

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