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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sought
 (vbl.)seek的過去式和過去分詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seek, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sought p. pr. & vb. n. Seeking.]
 1. 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.   --Gen. xxxvii. 15, 16.
 2. To inquire for; to ask for; to solicit; to beseech.
    Others, tempting him, sought of him a sign.   --Luke xi. 16.
 3. To try to acquire or gain; to strive after; to aim at; as, to seek wealth or fame; to seek one's life.
 4. To try to reach or come to; to go to; to resort to.
    Seek not Bethel, nor enter into Gilgal.   --Amos v. 5.
    Since great Ulysses sought the Phrygian plains.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sought imp. & p. p. of Seek.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 seek
      n : the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track
          on a disk
      v 1: try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education";
           "seek happiness"
      2: 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" [syn:
         search, look for]
      3: 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" [syn:
          try, attempt, essay, assay]
      4: go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
      5: inquire for; "seek directions from a local"
      [also: sought]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sought
      adj 1: that is looked for; "the long sought relatives"
      2: being searched for; "the most sought-after item was the
         silver candelabrum" [syn: sought-after(a)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sought
      See seek