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seeker

Noun

1 someone making a search or inquiry; "they are seekers after truth" [syn: searcher, quester]
2 a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

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Pronunciation

Etymology

-er seek

Noun

  1. One who seeks.
  2. Especially, a religious seeker: a pilgrim, or one who aspires to enlightenment, Nirvana, Salvation, or God Realization
  3. Seeker A field position in the game Quidditch.

Translations

One who seeks
Especially, a religious seeker: a pilgrim, or one who aspires to enlightenment, Nirvana, Salvation, or God Realization
Seeker (Harry Potter, always capitalised) A field position in the game Quidditch

Extensive Definition

Seeker and similar may refer to:
  • Seekers, 17th-century British religious group
  • Seekers (toys), a fan-created name for some Transformers toys/characters
  • Seeker, a person perceived by Quakers as likely to become an adherent and thus come to be a "convinced Friend"
  • Seeker (missiles), a missile guidance device aboard an interceptor missile that searches for and/or homes in on a target

In music

  • The Seekers, an Australian pop band
  • The New Seekers, a band succeeding the aforementioned The Seekers
  • The Seeker (band), a musical group consisting of Kenichi Ito and Daichi Kuroda
  • "The Seeker" (song), a song by British rock group The Who
  • "(I Am) The Seeker" , a song by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus from the musical group ABBA

Books and film

People and species

seeker in French: The Seeker

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