Seek vs. Find

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Which is correct--"seek" or "find"?

Seek vs. Find

Seek: To endeavor to obtain or reach.

Find: To come upon something by chance.

"Seek" is goal-driven.
"Find" is free of any goal.

Example: "Seek and you will find."

   

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