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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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