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Quest

Quest

WordNet



noun


(1)   The act of searching for something
"A quest for diamonds"
(2)   A search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
"The pursuit of love"
"Life is more than the pursuance of fame"
"A quest for wealth"

verb


(3)   Express the need or desire for; ask for
"She requested an extra bed in her room"
"She called for room service"
(4)   Seek alms, as for religious purposes
(5)   Bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
(6)   Search the trail of (game)
"The dog went off and quested"
(7)   Make a search (for)
"Things that die with their eyes open and questing"
"The animal came questing through the forest"
Wiktonary



Etymology


Partly from , , and partly from their source, , noun use of the feminine past participle of .

Noun



  1. A journey or effort in pursuit of a goal (often lengthy, ambitious, or fervent); a mission.