Textual thesaurus for "seek"

(verb) look for, search

try 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

(verb) essay, assay, attempt, try

make 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