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Synonyms for hound
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hound

    Synonyms:
    pursue, hunt, prosecute

    Antonyms:
    liberate, discard, abandon, spare, house

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hound, hound dognoun

    any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears

    Synonyms:
    dog, bounder, cad, blackguard, hound dog, heel

  2. cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heelverb

    someone who is morally reprehensible

    "you dirty dog"

    Synonyms:
    heel, firedog, wienerwurst, weenie, frank, frankfurter, hotdog, cad, hound dog, detent, dog, pawl, bounder, wiener, frump, computer-aided design, click, hot dog, blackguard, dog-iron, domestic dog, andiron, leaper

  3. hound, hunt, traceverb

    pursue or chase relentlessly

    "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"

    Synonyms:
    decipher, track down, run, line, describe, trace, hunt, delineate, retrace, hunt down, draw, follow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. houndnoun

    Synonyms:
    dog (for the chase), hunting dog

  2. houndverb

    Synonyms:
    incite, urge, spur, set on, urge on, spur on

  3. houndverb

    Synonyms:
    hunt, pursue, chase

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. houndverb

    Synonyms:
    importune, harass

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hound":

    pedigree, dog

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How to use hound in a sentence?

  1. Nikita Khrushchev:

    If you live among dogs, keep a stick. After all, this is what a hound has teeth for-to bite when he feels like it (On military preparedness)

  2. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle:

    You will ruin no more lives as you ruined mine. You will wring no more hearts as you wrung mine. I will free the world of a poisonous thing. Take that, you hound, and that! -- and that! -- and that! -- and that!

  3. Sir Thomas More:

    Whoever loveth me, loveth my hound.

  4. George John Whyte-Melville:

    Then drink, puppy, drink, and let ev'ry puppy drink, That is old enough to lap and to swallow; For he'll grow into a hound, so we'll pass the bottle round, And merrily we'll whoop and we'll holloa.

  5. Bob Seger:

    Elvis came along when I was 10. My father gave me a bass ukulele. I taught myself how to play from a book to play some chords, so I was laying down 'Hound Dog' and things like that when I was 10 years old in 1955. That's the way I was. My ear was glued to the radio. I knew right then what I wanted to do.


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