sought

[s_ˈɔː_t], [sˈɔːt], [sˈɔːt]

Definitions of sought:

  1.   Past tense and past participle of the verb seek. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Of to seek. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  3.   Pa. t. and pa. p. of SEEK. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4.   pt. pp. of seek, which see. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Did seek. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   of Seek – Newage Dictionary DB

Quotes for sought:

  1. Love becomes logically true when lost but still sought from the same source. – Brian Celio
  2. I sought Ben Affleck because I needed an everyman for this role. Ben appeals to men and women. He gives you a sense of intelligence, the notion of a guy who can think on his feet. – John Frankenheimer
  3. Therefore it is essential that some means should be sought whereby the work of the nation may be carried on without constant yet at present necessary dislocation. – James Larkin
  4. I now bid farewell to the country of my birth- of my passions- of my death; a country whose misfortunes have invoked my sympathies- whose factions I sought to quell- whose intelligence I prompted to a lofty aim- whose freedom has been my fatal dream. – Thomas Francis Meagher
  5. What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character. – Anne Rice

Usage examples for sought:

  1. At length all thought that he had sought a grave in the deep sea, and that no one would see him more. ” – The Book of One Syllable by Esther Bakewell
  2. At the head of his company marching with drawn sword, his head slightly bent and his gaze straight before him, came Steadman, but his eyes sought them not. ” – Mortmain by Arthur Cheny Train
  3. It will make her sought after. ” – Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
  4. She had certainly never sought there. ” – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  5. One of the others sought to change his mind, but he would not listen." ” – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  6. He sought an early opportunity of speaking to him on the subject. ” – Andy Grant's Pluck by Horatio Alger
  7. “ I sought your regard and won it. ” – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  8. “ I sought the fact and the law behind the fact. ” – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  9. She sought in a frightened way for something to say to the girl and could find nothing. ” – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  10. “ Achilles's eyes sought the door. ” – Mr. Achilles by Jennette Lee

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