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HUNT





Definition:

  1. [noun] Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    Synonyms: Hunt, Holman Hunt, William Holman Hunt

  2. [noun] United States architect (1827-1895)
    Synonyms: Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt

  3. [noun] British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
    Synonyms: Hunt, Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt

  4. [noun] an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    Synonyms: club

  5. [noun] an instance of searching for something; "the hunt for submarines"

  6. [noun] the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    Synonyms: search, ing

  7. [noun] the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
    Synonyms: ing

  8. [noun] the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    Synonyms: ing

  9. [verb] 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"
    Synonyms: run, down, track down

  10. [verb] pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
    Synonyms: hound, trace

  11. [verb] chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"

  12. [verb] yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane's nose yawed"

  13. [verb] oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"

  14. [verb] seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"

  15. [verb] search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"

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