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    hunt

    hunt - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hunt

    Definition
    (noun) Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910) Definition
    (noun) United States architect (1827-1895)
    Synonyms : richard morris hunt
    Definition
    (noun) British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859) Definition
    (noun) an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    Synonyms : hunt club
    Definition
    (noun) an instance of searching for something
    Example Sentence
    • the hunt for submarines
    Definition
    (noun) the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    Synonyms : hunting , search
    Definition
    (noun) the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
    Synonyms : hunting
    Definition
    (noun) the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    Synonyms : hunting
    Definition
    (verb) pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
    Synonyms : hunt down , run , track down
    Example Sentence
    • Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
    • The dogs are running deer
    • The Duke hunted in these woods
    Definition
    (verb) pursue or chase relentlessly
    Synonyms : hound , trace
    Example Sentence
    • The hunters traced the deer into the woods
    • the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him
    Definition
    (verb) chase away, with as with force
    Example Sentence
    • They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood
    Definition
    (verb) yaw back and forth about a flight path
    Example Sentence
    • the plane's nose yawed
    Definition
    (verb) oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
    Example Sentence
    • The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency
    Definition
    (verb) seek, search for
    Example Sentence
    • She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them
    Definition
    (verb) search (an area) for prey
    Example Sentence
    • The King used to hunt these forests
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