seek [-eth, -ing, -s, sought] v

OE < L. sāgire to perceive by scent < Gk. 'to lead'.

  1. Search for; look for; inquire after; search for by going from place to place; endeavor to find or gain by any means.
  2. Phrase. “Hide and Seek”: a child's game involving many children hiding from one child who is trying to find them.