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German translation of “seek”

seek

verb /siːk/ (past tense, past participle sought /soːt/)
(sometimes with for) to try to find, get or achieve
suchen
He is seeking (for) an answer You should seek your lawyer’s advice She’s seeking fame in the world of television.
to try
trachten
These men are seeking to destroy the government.
sought after wanted; asked for
begehrt
This book is much sought after a much sought-after book.
(Definition of seek from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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