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seek

[siːk] брит. / амер.

гл.; прош. вр., прич. прош. вр. sought

    1. (seek for / after) искать, разыскивать; пытаться найти

    2. = seek through обыскивать (место), прочёсывать (в поисках кого-л. / чего-л.)

    1. добиваться (чего-л.), стремиться (к чему-л.)

    2. предпринимать попытки, пытаться

    1. обращаться (за помощью), просить

    2. уст. прибегать (к чему-л.)

Learning (En-Ru)

seek

[siːk]

v

(sought)

  1. искать

  2. добиваться

  3. просить (что-л.); обращаться (за чем-л.)

  4. пытаться

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Then the latter seek salvation in Rodbertus and triumphantly bring along his pamphlet Der Normalarbeitstag and his correspondence with the Schwerin architect Peters.
Тогда эти последние ищут спасения в Родбертусе и с торжеством приносят его брошюру «Der Normalarbeitstag», а также и переписку его с архитектором Петерсом из Шверина.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
I guess that it is likely to turn out the same once more: you will seek aid rather than render it.
И нынче ты опять наверняка явился не с подмогой, а за подмогой.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / The Two TowersТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Две Крепости
Две Крепости
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© Издательство "Радуга", 1988
The Two Towers
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1954, 1965, 1966 by J.R.R. Tolkien
© renewed 1982 by Christopher R. Tolkien, Michael H.R. Tolkien, John F.R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© 1988 by J. R. R. Tolkien
Meanwhile, lest anything should really be amiss, or any malefactor seek to escape by the back, you and the boy must go round the corner with a pair of good sticks and take your post at the laboratory door.
Но если действительно что-то случилось, злодей может попытаться спастись через черный ход, поэтому вы с мальчиком возьмите по крепкой палке и сторожите его на улице у двери лаборатории.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Странная история доктора Джекила и мистера Хайда
Странная история доктора Джекила и мистера Хайда
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© 2008 Waldman Publishing Corp.
This method provides an average time for a single seek.
Этот метод позволяет вычислить среднее время, необходимое для выполнения одной операции поиска дорожки.
Mueller, Scott / Upgrading and Repairing LaptopsМюллер, Скотт / Модернизация и ремонт ноутбуков
Модернизация и ремонт ноутбуков
Мюллер, Скотт
© Que Corporation, 2004
© Издательский дом "Вильямс", 2006
Upgrading and Repairing Laptops
Mueller, Scott
© 2006 by Que Corporation
In the 1970s, average seek times on minicomputer disks were 50 to 100 msec.
В 70-е годы среднее время поиска на дисках, используемых в мини-компьютерах, составляло от 50 до 100 мс.
Tanenbaum, Andrew S. / Modern Operating SystemsТаненбаум, Эндрю / Современные операционные системы
Современные операционные системы
Таненбаум, Эндрю
© Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001
© Перевод на русский язык, ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2002
© ЗАО Издательский дом «Питер», 2002
Modern Operating Systems
Tanenbaum, Andrew S.
© Prentice Hall, Inc., 2001
If national policy leans toward competition (for example between heat sources), competitive pressure will force public companies to improve their effectiveness or to seek out partnerships with the private sector.
Если национальная политика поощряет конкуренцию (например, между видами отопления), то конкурентное давление заставит государственные компании повышать эффективность или искать партнеров в частном секторе.
© 2010 OECD/IEA
© 2010 OECD/IEA
Still I would penetrate their misty veil and seek them in their cloudy retreats.
Но я готов был проникнуть сквозь завесу тумана в их заоблачное уединение.
Shelley, Mary / Frankenstein; or, the Modern PrometheusШелли, Мэри / Франкенштейн, или Современный Прометей
Франкенштейн, или Современный Прометей
Шелли, Мэри
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1989
Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus
Shelley, Mary
If the effect of his behaviour does not justify him with you, we had better not seek after the cause.
Если результат его поведения не снимает с него вины в ваших глазах, — лучше нам оставить его в покое.
Austen, Jane / Northanger AbbeyОстин, Джейн / Нортенгерское аббатство
Нортенгерское аббатство
Остин, Джейн
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane
© 2006 Adamant Media Corporation
Thus, designers no longer seek high speeds for their warships.
Поэтому конструкторы уже не гонятся за большими скоростями боевых кораблей.
© ООО Издательский дом «ВОЕННЫЙ ПАРАД» 2011 г.
© Publishing House «MILITARY PARADE» Ltd. 2011
The majority should seek their advancement along the path of Karma Yoga and devotion.
Большинство должно добиваться продвижения по пути Карма Йоги и религиозных обрядов.
Sivananda, Sri / Kundalini YogaШивананда, Шри / Кундалини йога
Кундалини йога
Шивананда, Шри
© МПРИЦ «Культ-информпресс», 1993
© В. В. Жикаренцев, перевод, вступительная статья, 1993
Kundalini Yoga
Sivananda, Sri
© The Divine Life Trust Society
He was bound to seek independently the real “historical conditions” for the emancipation of the West European working class, and he apparently saw them in a return to communal land tenure.
Он должен был самостоятельно искать реальных «исторических условий» освобождения западноевропейского рабочего класса и нашел их, по-видимому, в возврате к общинному землевладению.
Плеханов, Г. В. / Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. ЛавровуPlekhanov, G. V. / Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Our Differences. Letter to P. L. Lavrov
Plekhanov, G. V.
Наши разногласия. Письмо к П. Л. Лаврову
Плеханов, Г. В.
© Государственное издательство политической литературы, 1949 г.
To permit the peaceful activities of Buddhists, Muslims, Christians and others who seek to exercise their internationally recognized rights of freedom of religion or belief and of peaceful assembly;
разрешить мирную деятельность буддистов, мусульман, христиан и других, кто добивается осуществления своих международно признанных прав на свободу религии или убеждений и мирных собраний;
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
SEIC will seek full and direct co-operation between Federal and Oblast agencies at all levels of a response.
компания «Сахалин Энерджи» будет добиваться полного и непосредственного сотрудничества между федеральными и областными органами по всем уровням ликвидации аварийных разливов нефти.
© «Сахалин Энерджи» 2006
© Sakhalin Energy 2006
Governments should actively seek out opportunities and actively participate in South-South cooperation;
Правительствам надлежит активно изыскивать возможности для развития сотрудничества «Юг-Юг» и широко участвовать в нем;
© Организация Объединенных Наций, 2010 год
© United Nations 2010
They realised with prophetic insight that this would be the particular advantage the Germans would seek.
Они с пророческой ясностью понимали, что немцы рассчитывают именно на это.
Wells, Herbert George / The war in the airУэллс, Герберт / Война в воздухе
Война в воздухе
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
The war in the air
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells

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siːkVerbискать; разыскивать; пытаться найтиExamples

For over 100 years, men have sought for gold in these hills. — В течение ста лет люди искали золото в этих горах.
She knew the end; the means were to seek. — Она видела цель; средства предстояло найти.

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Verb

  1. 1.

    искать, разыскивать, пытаться найти

    translation added by Nina Tatarinova
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  1. 1.

    (seek for / after) искать, разыскивать; пытаться найти

    translation added by Mariam Sekhposyan
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  2. 2.

    искать

    translation added by Dasha Gorshkova
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Collocations

average seek time
среднее время позиционирования
head seek
позиционирование головки или головок
ordered seek queueing
организация очереди при упорядоченном поиске
seek a market
поиск рынка
seek access
запрашивать доступ
seek area
область поиска
seek command
команда поиска
seek damages of
требовать возмещение убытков
seek employment
искать работу
seek error
сбой при поиске
seek for
искать
seek for
разыскивать
seek instruction
команда установки
seek mode
режим поиска
seek North
указывать на север

Word forms

seek

verb
Basic forms
Pastsought
Imperativeseek
Present Participle (Participle I)seeking
Past Participle (Participle II)sought
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I seekwe seek
you seekyou seek
he/she/it seeksthey seek
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am seekingwe are seeking
you are seekingyou are seeking
he/she/it is seekingthey are seeking
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have soughtwe have sought
you have soughtyou have sought
he/she/it has soughtthey have sought
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been seekingwe have been seeking
you have been seekingyou have been seeking
he/she/it has been seekingthey have been seeking
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I soughtwe sought
you soughtyou sought
he/she/it soughtthey sought
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was seekingwe were seeking
you were seekingyou were seeking
he/she/it was seekingthey were seeking
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had soughtwe had sought
you had soughtyou had sought
he/she/it had soughtthey had sought
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been seekingwe had been seeking
you had been seekingyou had been seeking
he/she/it had been seekingthey had been seeking
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will seekwe shall/will seek
you will seekyou will seek
he/she/it will seekthey will seek
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be seekingwe shall/will be seeking
you will be seekingyou will be seeking
he/she/it will be seekingthey will be seeking
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have soughtwe shall/will have sought
you will have soughtyou will have sought
he/she/it will have soughtthey will have sought
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been seekingwe shall/will have been seeking
you will have been seekingyou will have been seeking
he/she/it will have been seekingthey will have been seeking
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would seekwe should/would seek
you would seekyou would seek
he/she/it would seekthey would seek
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be seekingwe should/would be seeking
you would be seekingyou would be seeking
he/she/it would be seekingthey would be seeking
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have soughtwe should/would have sought
you would have soughtyou would have sought
he/she/it would have soughtthey would have sought
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been seekingwe should/would have been seeking
you would have been seekingyou would have been seeking
he/she/it would have been seekingthey would have been seeking
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am soughtwe are sought
you are soughtyou are sought
he/she/it is soughtthey are sought
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being soughtwe are being sought
you are being soughtyou are being sought
he/she/it is being soughtthey are being sought
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been soughtwe have been sought
you have been soughtyou have been sought
he/she/it has been soughtthey have been sought
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was soughtwe were sought
you were soughtyou were sought
he/she/it was soughtthey were sought
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being soughtwe were being sought
you were being soughtyou were being sought
he/she/it was being soughtthey were being sought
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been soughtwe had been sought
you had been soughtyou had been sought
he/she/it had been soughtthey had been sought
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be soughtwe shall/will be sought
you will be soughtyou will be sought
he/she/it will be soughtthey will be sought
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been soughtwe shall/will have been sought
you will have been soughtyou will have been sought
he/she/it will have been soughtthey will have been sought

seek

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseseekseeks
Possessive caseseek'sseeks'