The definition of sought is a person or thing has been looked for or requested.
An example of sought is a family looking for their lost dog.
Past tense and past participle of seek
- Simple past tense and past participle of seek.
- She eagerly slid into his embrace and welcomed the warm lips that sought hers.
- Starting to panic, Deidre sought some escape route.
- He sought you out?
- Her eyes sought out a familiar form and found him.
- Some had escaped, though not with the treasure they sought to protect.