Translation of "seek" - English-French dictionary

seek

verb transitiveseek /sik/ ( pt pp sought ) formal
to look for
rechercher

doctors seeking a cure for obesity
des médecins recherchant un remède à l'obésité

Police are seeking witnesses to the murder.
Les policiers recherchent des témoins du meurtre.
seek to
to try to
chercher à

a program that seeks to improve math test scores
un programme qui cherche à améliorer les résultats aux épreuves de mathématiques

leaders seeking to resolve a trade dispute
des dirigeants cherchant à résoudre un conflit social
; see also hide-and-seek

(Translation of “seek” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

seek

verb /siːk/ (past tense, past participle sought /soːt/)

(sometimes with for) to try to find, get or achieve

tâcher de
He is seeking (for) an answer
You should seek your lawyer’s advice
She’s seeking fame in the world of television.

to try

chercher à
These men are seeking to destroy the government.
sought after

wanted; asked for

très recherché
This book is much sought after
a much sought-after book.

(Translation of “seek” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)