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ζητέω seek, seek for, Il., Aesch., etc.; μὴ ζητῶν without seeking, Xen.; τὸ ζητούμενον ἁλωτόν what is sought for may be found, Soph. enquire for, Xen.: to ask about a thing, id=Xen. search after, search out, Soph., Thuc. search or inquire into, investigate, Plat., etc.; ζ. τὰ θεῖα Xen., etc. seek after, desire, ἀμήχανα Eur.
2.c. inf. to seek to do, Hdt., Aesch., etc. have to seek, feel the want of, Lat. desidero, Hdt.

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