To seek to

Related to To seek to: Goal seek
to apply to; to resort to; to court.

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Your counsel may want to seek to quash the subpoena if it is too indefinite or unduly burdensome.
O'Malley has two objectives in his book: to seek to understand the early Jesuits as they understood themselves, and to see the contexts into which the Jesuits inserted themselves (3).