seeker


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seek·er

 (sē′kər)
n.
1. One that seeks: a seeker of the truth.
2. A device used in a moving object, especially a missile, that locates a target by detecting light, heat, or other radiation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seeker - someone making a search or inquiryseeker - someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
finder - someone who comes upon something after searching
gadabout - a restless seeker after amusement or social companionship
hunter - a person who searches for something; "a treasure hunter"
2.seeker - a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)
projectile, missile - a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled

seeker

noun
A person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position:
Translations
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seeker

[ˈsiːkəʳ] Nbuscador(a) m/f

seeker

nSuchende(r) mf; (= pursuer)Verfolger(in) m(f); to be a seeker of knowledgeauf der Suche nach Wissen or Erkenntnis sein; seeker of or after truthWahrheitssucher(in) m(f)

seeker

[ˈsiːkəʳ] ncercatore/trice
References in classic literature ?
AN Office Seeker whom the President had ordered out of Washington was watering the homeward highway with his tears.
My friend," said the Office Seeker, "you see before you the wreck of an ambitious man - ruined by the pursuit of place and power.
Near this miserable Seeker sat a little elderly personage, wearing a high-crowned hat, shaped somewhat like a crucible.
All who visited that region knew him as the Seeker and by no other name.
With bated breath and beating heart he moved toward the Rhetor (by which name the brother who prepared a seeker for entrance into the Brotherhood was known).
Thus only shall you find your pearl, O seeker of the Golden Girl
It is human nature, after all, that is the most interesting thing in the world, and it only reveals itself to the truly earnest seeker.
You have not the appearance of a pleasure seeker," she answered.
In all the different representations of Socrates, whether of Xenophon or Plato, and the differences of the earlier or later Dialogues, he always retains the character of the unwearied and disinterested seeker after truth, without which he would have ceased to be Socrates.
A curious seeker, she stood for a while at the verge of the sea that tells so little, but tells a little, and watched the outgoing of this last tremendous tide.
And because they were philosophers and seekers after the beauty that underlies the form of things, they made the picture express its own significance, and every song find echo in the souls of those that heard.
The Aurora was the first steamboat of the year for the Outside, and her decks were jammed with prosperous adventurers and broken gold seekers, all equally as mad to get to the Outside as they had been originally to get to the Inside.