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EtymologyEdit

seek +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /siːkɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -iːkɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: seek‧ing

NounEdit

seeking (plural seekings)

  1. The act of one who seeks; a search or quest to find something.
    • 1873, Van Nostrand's Eclectic Engineering Magazine (volume 9, page 269)
      [] the Company contemplated having their works at Esher—for they have had long and anxious seekings for a location—to store our gun-cotton in unlimited quantity []

AdjectiveEdit

seeking (not comparable)

  1. (in combination) That seeks something specified.

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VerbEdit

seeking

  1. present participle of seek
    • 1948, Carey McWilliams, North from Mexico / The Spanish-Speaking People of The United States, J. B. Lippincott Company, page 25,
      While De Anza was exploring the Bay of San Francisco, seeking a site for the presidio, the American colonists on the eastern seaboard, three thousand miles away, were celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence.

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