sought

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Sought is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /sɔːt/ (US)
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
seek

Third person singular
seeks

Simple past
sought

Past participle
sought

Present participle
seeking

  1. (transitive) The past tense and past participle of seek.
    When she ran into problems, Pam sought advice from an expert.