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 for seeking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Seek \Seek\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sought; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Seeking.] [OE. seken, AS. s[=e]can, s[=e]cean; akin to OS.
     s[=o]kian, LG. s["o]ken, D. zoeken, OHG. suohhan, G. suchen,
     Icel. saekja, Sw. s["o]ka, Dan. s["o]ge, Goth. s[=o]kjan, and
     E. sake. Cf. Beseech, Ransack, Sagacious, Sake,
     1. To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to
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              The man saked him, saying, What seekest thou? And he
              said, I seek my brethren.             --Gen. xxxvii.
                                                    15, 16.
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     2. To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.
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              Others, tempting him, sought of him a sign. --Luke
                                                    xi. 16.
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     3. To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as,
        to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life.
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     4. To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.
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              Seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal. --Amos v. 5.
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              Since great Ulysses sought the Phrygian plains.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds"
           [syn: quest, seeking]
      2: an attempt to acquire or gain something

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     1.  To move the head of a disk drive radially,
     i.e., to move from one track to another.
     2.  To wind the tape to a given location.
     3.  To move the pointer that marks the next byte
     to be read from or written to a file.

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