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"
go to or towards; "a liquid seeks its own level"
try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness"
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"
the movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk