—v.t. 1. to go in search or quest of: to seek the truth. 2. to try to find or discover by searching or questioning: to seek the solution to a problem. 3. to try to obtain: to seek fame. 4. to try or attempt (usually fol. by an infinitive): to seek to convince a person. 5. to go to: to seek a place to rest. 6. to ask for; request: to seek advice. 7. Archaic.to search or explore.
—v.i. 1. to make inquiry.
2. be sought after, to be desired or in demand: Graduates in the physical sciences are most sought after by employers these days.