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 Hunt Hunt

noun

  • the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport  ( hunt, hunting )
    the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
  • the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts  ( hunt, hunting )
    the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
  • the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone  ( hunt, hunting, search )
    the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  • an instance of searching for something  ( hunt )
    an instance of searching for something
     the hunt for submarines
    the hunt for submarines
  • an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport  ( hunt, hunt club )
    an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
  • British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)  ( Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt, Leigh Hunt )
    British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
  • United States architect (1827-1895)  ( Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt )
    United States architect (1827-1895)
  • Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)  ( Holman Hunt, Hunt, William Holman Hunt )
    Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
  • verb

  • () pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)  ( run, hunt down, track down, hunt )
    pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
     Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
    Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
     The dogs are running deer
    The dogs are running deer
     The Duke hunted in these woods
    The Duke hunted in these woods
  • () pursue or chase relentlessly  ( hound, hunt, trace )
    pursue or chase relentlessly
     The hunters traced the deer into the woods
    The hunters traced the deer into the woods
     the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him
    the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him
  • search (an area) for prey  ( hunt )
    search (an area) for prey
     The King used to hunt these forests
    The King used to hunt these forests
  • seek, search for  ( hunt )
    seek, search for
     She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them
    She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them
  • oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent  ( hunt )
    oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
     The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency
    The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency
  • yaw back and forth about a flight path  ( hunt )
    yaw back and forth about a flight path
     the plane's nose yawed
    the plane's nose yawed
  • chase away, with as with force  ( hunt )
    chase away, with as with force
     They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood
    They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood