sought

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sought

 (sôt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of seek.

sought

(sɔːt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of seek

seek

(sik)

v. sought, seek•ing. v.t.
1. to go in search or quest of.
2. to try to discover, as by studying.
3. to try to obtain: to seek fame.
4. to try or attempt (usu. fol. by an infinitive): to seek to convince a person.
5. to ask for; request: to seek advice.
6. Archaic. to search or explore.
v.i.
7. to make inquiry.
[before 900; Middle English seken, Old English sēcan, c. Old Frisian sēka, Old Saxon sōkian, Old High German suohhen (German suchen), Old Norse sŒkja, Gothic sōkjan]
seek′er, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sought - that is looked for; "the long sought relatives"
2.sought - being searched for; "the most sought-after item was the silver candelabrum"
wanted - desired or wished for or sought; "couldn't keep her eyes off the wanted toy"; "a wanted criminal"; "a wanted poster"
Translations

sought

[ˈsɔːt]
pt
pp of seeksought-after [ˈsɔːtɑːftər] adjrecherché(e)
a much sought-after item → un article très recherché