Sought synonyms

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1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
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Necessary; being needed.
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The definition of strive is to try very hard or struggle.
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To attempt; try:
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To carry on a courtship
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To carry further; advance:
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To search; investigate
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(Archaic) To try to seize or get control of by attacking.
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To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.
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To search into so as to learn the facts; inquire into systematically
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To try; attempt
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To taste, sample, etc.
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(Archaic) To try to achieve
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To follow the development, process, or history of, esp. by proceeding from the latest to the earliest evidence, etc.
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To search as a scout:
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To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
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To search for; to examine.
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To search deeply and laboriously:
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To aspire is defined as to desire something or to work toward a goal that you strongly want to reach.
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To interrogate or enquire of (a person).
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(Intransitive) To direct the intention or purpose; to attempt the accomplishment of a purpose; to try to gain; to endeavor;—followed by at, or by an infinitive; as, to aim at distinction; to aim to do well.
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To seem or appear to be:
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To deliberately begin to do (something):
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To use the sense of smell, as in savoring or investigating:
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To search; seek
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To search carefully, systematically, or scientifically for oil, minerals, treasure, etc.
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To test by carefully questioning in order to find out the knowledge, skill, qualifications, etc. of (a student, witness, job applicant, etc.)
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To gain, as the object of desire or effort.
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To speak in defence against; to reply to in defence.
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To bend one's efforts toward; aim at; pursue
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(Law) subject to immediate detainment by law enforcement authorities on sight.
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(Intransitive) To ask a question.
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To omit to notice; to forbear to treat with attention or respect; to slight.
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(Law) To answer a defendant's plea
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To set in motion.
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Alternative spelling of sought-after.
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Find another word for sought. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for sought, like: desired, searched, needed, striven, assayed, courted, pursued, probed, attempted, combed and investigated.