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Hunt

WordNet



noun


(1)   The pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
(2)   The work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
(3)   The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
(4)   An instance of searching for something
"The hunt for submarines"
(5)   An association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
(6)   British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
(7)   United States architect (1827-1895)
(8)   Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

verb


(9)   Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
"Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"
"The dogs are running deer"
"The Duke hunted in these woods"
(10)   Search (an area) for prey
"The King used to hunt these forests"
(11)   Seek, search for
"She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
(12)   Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
"The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
(13)   Pursue or chase relentlessly
"The hunters traced the deer into the woods"
"The detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
(14)   Yaw back and forth about a flight path
"The plane's nose yawed"
(15)   Chase away, with as with force
"They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
Wiktonary



Proper noun



  1. An English occupational surname for a hunter (for game, birds etc).