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Request vs. Seek

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Requestverb

(transitive) to express the need or desire for

Seekverb

(ambitransitive) To try to find; to look for; to search for.

‘I seek wisdom.’;

Requestverb

(transitive) to ask somebody to do something

Seekverb

(transitive) To ask for; to solicit; to beseech.

‘I seek forgiveness through prayer.’;

Requestnoun

Act of requesting (with the adposition at in the presence of possessives, and on in their absence).

Seekverb

(transitive) To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at.

‘I sought my fortune on the goldfields.’;

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Requestnoun

A formal message requesting something.

Seekverb

To go, move, travel (in a given direction).

Requestnoun

of being sought after.

Seekverb

(transitive) To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.

‘When the alarm went off I sought the exit in a panic.’;

Requestnoun

(obsolete) That which is asked for or requested.

Seekverb

(intransitive) To attempt, endeavour, try

‘Our company does not seek to limit its employees from using the internet or engaging in social networking.’;

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Requestnoun

The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.

‘I will marry her, sir, at your request.’;

Seekverb

To navigate through a stream.

Requestnoun

That which is asked for or requested.

‘I will both hear and grant you your requests.’;

Seeknoun

(computing) The operation of navigating through a stream.

Requestnoun

A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand.

‘Knowledge and fame were in as great request as wealth among us now.’;

Seekadjective

Sick.

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Requestverb

To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.

Seekverb

To go in search of; to look for; to search for; to try to find.

‘The man saked him, saying, What seekest thou? And he said, I seek my brethren.’;

Requestverb

To address with a request; to ask.

‘I request youTo give my poor host freedom.’;

Seekverb

To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.

‘Others, tempting him, sought of him a sign.’;

Requestnoun

a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority

Seekverb

To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life.

Requestnoun

the verbal act of requesting

Seekverb

To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.

‘Seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal.’; ‘Since great Ulysses sought the Phrygian plains.’;

Requestverb

express the need or desire for; ask for;

‘She requested an extra bed in her room’; ‘She called for room service’;

Seekverb

To make search or inquiry; to endeavor to make discovery.

‘Seek ye out of the book of the Lord, and read.’; ‘To seekUpon a man and do his soul unrest.’;

Requestverb

ask (a person) to do something;

‘She asked him to be here at noon’; ‘I requested that she type the entire manuscript’;

Seeknoun

the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk

Requestverb

inquire for (information);

‘I requested information from the secretary’;

Seekverb

try to get or reach;

‘seek a position’; ‘seek an education’; ‘seek happiness’;

Requestnoun

an act of asking politely or formally for something

‘a request for information’; ‘the club's excursion was postponed at the request of some of the members’;

Seekverb

try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of;

‘The police are searching for clues’; ‘They are searching for the missing man in the entire county’;

Requestnoun

a thing that is asked for

‘to have our ideas taken seriously is surely a reasonable request’;

Seekverb

make an effort or attempt;

‘He tried to shake off his fears’; ‘The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps’; ‘The police attempted to stop the thief’; ‘He sought to improve himself’; ‘She always seeks to do good in the world’;

Requestnoun

an instruction to a computer to provide information or perform another function

‘the computer is busy servicing requests from other processes’;

Seekverb

go to or towards;

‘a liquid seeks its own level’;

Requestnoun

a tune or song played on a radio programme, typically accompanied by a personal message, in response to a listener's request.

Seekverb

inquire for;

‘seek directions from a local’;

Requestnoun

the state of being sought after

‘human intelligence, which is in constant request in a family’;

Requestverb

politely or formally ask for

‘the chairman requested that the reports be considered’; ‘he received the information he had requested’;

Requestverb

politely or formally ask (someone) to do something

‘the letter requested him to report to London’;

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