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SEEKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does seeker mean? 

SEEKER (noun)
  The noun SEEKER has 2 senses:

1. someone making a search or inquiry
2. a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

  Familiarity information: SEEKER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEEKER (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone making a search or inquiry

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

quester; searcher; seeker

Context example:

they are seekers after truth

Hypernyms ("seeker" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "seeker"):

finder (someone who comes upon something after searching)

gadabout (a restless seeker after amusement or social companionship)

hunter (a person who searches for something)


Sense 2seeker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("seeker" is a kind of...):

missile; projectile (a weapon that is forcibly thrown or projected at a targets but is not self-propelled)


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