seek out

phrasal verb

sought out; seeking out; seeks out
: to search for and find (someone or something)
His parents sought out the best doctors in the field.
White blood cells seek out and destroy infections.

Examples of seek out in a Sentence

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“Seek out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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