English: seek

English verb 'seek' conjugated in all tenses

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Nominal Forms

Infinitive: to seek
Participle: sought
Gerund: seeking

Indicative

Present

Iseek
youseek
he;she;itseeks
weseek
youseek
theyseek

Perfect

Ihave sought
youhave sought
he;she;ithas sought
wehave sought
youhave sought
theyhave sought

Past

Isought
yousought
he;she;itsought
wesought
yousought
theysought

Pluperfect

Ihad sought
youhad sought
he;she;ithad sought
wehad sought
youhad sought
theyhad sought

Future

Iwill seek
youwill seek
he;she;itwill seek
wewill seek
youwill seek
theywill seek

Future perfect

Iwill have sought
youwill have sought
he;she;itwill have sought
wewill have sought
youwill have sought
theywill have sought

Subjunctive

Present

Iseek
youseek
he;she;itseek
weseek
youseek
theyseek

Perfect

Ihave sought
youhave sought
he;she;ithave sought
wehave sought
youhave sought
theyhave sought

Imperfect

Isought
yousought
he;she;itsought
wesought
yousought
theysought

Pluperfect

Ihad sought
youhad sought
he;she;ithad sought
wehad sought
youhad sought
theyhad sought

Conditional

Present

Iwould seek
youwould seek
he;she;itwould seek
wewould seek
youwould seek
theywould seek

Perfect

Iwould have sought
youwould have sought
he;she;itwould have sought
wewould have sought
youwould have sought
theywould have sought

Imperative

youseek
weLet's seek
youseek

Progressive (Continuous) Forms

Indicative

Present

Iam seeking
youare seeking
he;she;itis seeking
weare seeking
youare seeking
theyare seeking

Perfect

Ihave been seeking
youhave been seeking
he;she;ithas been seeking
wehave been seeking
youhave been seeking
theyhave been seeking

Past

Iwas seeking
youwere seeking
he;she;itwas seeking
wewere seeking
youwere seeking
theywere seeking

Pluperfect

Ihad been seeking
youhad been seeking
he;she;ithad been seeking
wehad been seeking
youhad been seeking
theyhad been seeking

Future

Iwill be seeking
youwill be seeking
he;she;itwill be seeking
wewill be seeking
youwill be seeking
theywill be seeking

Future perfect

Iwill have been seeking
youwill have been seeking
he;she;itwill have been seeking
wewill have been seeking
youwill have been seeking
theywill have been seeking

Conditional

Present

Iwould be seeking
youwould be seeking
he;she;itwould be seeking
wewould be seeking
youwould be seeking
theywould be seeking

Perfect

Iwould have been seeking
youwould have been seeking
he;she;itwould have been seeking
wewould have been seeking
youwould have been seeking
theywould have been seeking

Verbs conjugated like seek

seek,

Additional Information

Cf. Old English sēcan (seek

Phrasal Verbs

Etymology

O.E. secan "visit, inquire, pursue," influenced by O.N. soekja, both from P.Gmc. *sokjanan (cf. O.S. sokian, O.Fris. seka, M.Du. soekan, O.H.G. suohhan, Ger. suchen, Goth. sokjan), from PIE *sag- "to track down, to trace" (cf. L. sagire "to perceive quickly or keenly," sagus "presaging, predicting," O.Ir. saigim "seek"). The modern form of the word as uninfluenced by O.N. is in beseech. The religious sect of the Seekers is attested from 1645.