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Seek vs. Guide

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Seekverb

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

‘I seek wisdom.’;

Guidenoun

Someone who guides, especially someone hired to show people around a place or an institution and offer information and explanation.

‘The guide led us around the museum and explained the exhibits.’;

Seekverb

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

‘I seek forgiveness through prayer.’;

Guidenoun

A document or book that offers information or instruction; guidebook.

Seekverb

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

‘I sought my fortune on the goldfields.’;

Guidenoun

A sign that guides people; guidepost.

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Seekverb

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

Guidenoun

Any marking or object that catches the eye to provide quick reference.

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.’;

Guidenoun

A device that guides part of a machine, or guides motion or action.

Seekverb

(intransitive) To attempt, endeavour, try

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

Guidenoun

A blade or channel for directing the flow of water to the buckets in a water wheel.

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Seekverb

To navigate through a stream.

Guidenoun

A grooved director for a probe or knife in surgery.

Seeknoun

(computing) The operation of navigating through a stream.

Guidenoun

A strip or device to direct the compositor's eye to the line of copy being set.

Seekadjective

Sick.

Guidenoun

(occult) A spirit believed to speak through a medium.

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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.’;

Guidenoun

(military) A member of a group marching in formation who sets the pattern of movement or alignment for the rest.

Seekverb

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

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

Guideverb

to serve as a guide for someone or something; to lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path.

Seekverb

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

Guideverb

to steer or navigate, especially a ship or as a pilot.

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.’;

Guideverb

to exert control or influence over someone or something.

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.’;

Guideverb

to supervise the education or training of someone.

Seeknoun

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

Guideverb

(intransitive) to act as a guide.

Seekverb

try to get or reach;

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

Guideverb

To lead or direct in a way; to conduct in a course or path; to pilot; as, to guide a traveler.

‘I wish . . . you 'ld guide me to your sovereign's court.’;

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’;

Guideverb

To regulate and manage; to direct; to order; to superintend the training or education of; to instruct and influence intellectually or morally; to train.

‘He will guide his affairs with discretion.’; ‘The meek will he guide in judgment.’;

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’;

Guidenoun

A person who leads or directs another in his way or course, as in a strange land; one who exhibits points of interest to strangers; a conductor; also, that which guides; a guidebook.

Seekverb

go to or towards;

‘a liquid seeks its own level’;

Guidenoun

One who, or that which, directs another in his conduct or course of life; a director; a regulator.

‘He will be our guide, even unto death.’;

Seekverb

inquire for;

‘seek directions from a local’;

Guidenoun

Any contrivance, especially one having a directing edge, surface, or channel, for giving direction to the motion of anything, as water, an instrument, or part of a machine, or for directing the hand or eye, as of an operator

Guidenoun

A noncommissioned officer or soldier placed on the directing flank of each subdivision of a column of troops, or at the end of a line, to mark the pivots, formations, marches, and alignments in tactics.

Guidenoun

someone employed to conduct others

Guidenoun

someone who shows the way by leading or advising

Guidenoun

something that offers basic information or instruction

Guidenoun

a model or standard for making comparisons

Guidenoun

someone who can find paths through unexplored territory

Guideverb

direct the course; determine the direction of travelling

Guideverb

take somebody somewhere;

‘We lead him to our chief’; ‘can you take me to the main entrance?’; ‘He conducted us to the palace’;

Guideverb

be a guiding force, as with directions or advice;

‘The teacher steered the gifted students towards the more challenging courses’;

Guideverb

use as a guide;

‘They had the lights to guide on’;

Guideverb

guide or pass over something;

‘He ran his eyes over her body’; ‘She ran her fingers along the carved figurine’; ‘He drew her hair through his fingers’;

Guide

A guide is a person who leads travelers, sportsmen, or tourists through unknown or unfamiliar locations. The term can also be applied to a person who leads others to more abstract goals such as knowledge or wisdom.

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