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Synonyms for hunt
hʌnthunt

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hunt

    A hunt may be either the act of pursuing or the act of seeking, or a combination of the two. A chase or pursuit is after that which is fleeing or departing; a search is for that which is hidden; a hunt may be for that which is either hidden or fleeing; a search is a minute and careful seeking, and is especially applied to a locality; we make a search of or through a house, for an object, in which connection it would be colloquial to say a hunt. Hunt never quite loses its association with field-sports, where it includes both search and chase; the search till the game is hunted out, and the chase till it is hunted down. Figuratively, we speak of literary pursuits, or of the pursuit of knowledge; a search for reasons; the chase of fame or honor; hunt, in figurative use, inclines to the unfavorable sense of inquisition, but with more of dash and aggressiveness; as, a hunt for heresy.

    Synonyms:
    chase, hunting, inquisition, pursuit, search

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hunt, Holman Hunt, William Holman Huntnoun

    Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  2. Hunt, Richard Morris Huntnoun

    United States architect (1827-1895)

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  3. Hunt, Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Huntnoun

    British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  4. hunt, hunt clubnoun

    an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  5. huntnoun

    an instance of searching for something

    "the hunt for submarines"

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  6. search, hunt, huntingnoun

    the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, lookup, hunting

  7. hunt, huntingnoun

    the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  8. hunt, huntingverb

    the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport

    Synonyms:
    search, hunt club, hunting

  9. hunt, run, hunt down, track downverb

    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:
    course, operate, hound, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, run for, black market, persist, incline, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, trace, tend, escape, ladder, ply, melt

  10. 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, delineate, retrace, hunt down, hound, draw, follow

  11. huntverb

    chase away, with as with force

    "They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"

    Synonyms:
    run, hound, track down, hunt down, trace

  12. huntverb

    yaw back and forth about a flight path

    "the plane's nose yawed"

    Synonyms:
    run, hound, track down, hunt down, trace

  13. huntverb

    oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent

    "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"

    Synonyms:
    run, hound, track down, hunt down, trace

  14. huntverb

    seek, search for

    "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"

    Synonyms:
    run, hound, track down, hunt down, trace

  15. huntverb

    search (an area) for prey

    "The King used to hunt these forests"

    Synonyms:
    run, hound, track down, hunt down, trace

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. huntverb

    Synonyms:
    chase, pursue

  2. huntverb

    Synonyms:
    follow the chase

  3. huntverb

    Synonyms:
    search, seek, look

  4. huntnoun

    Synonyms:
    chase, pursuit, hunting, field-sport

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. huntnoun

    Synonyms:
    chase, pursuit, search, hunting

  2. huntverb

    Synonyms:
    chase, pursue, follow, search, seek, ransack, rummage, ferret, poach (hunt unlawfully)

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How to use hunt in a sentence?

  1. Margit Muller:

    The Bedouin used falcons to hunt meat ... so the falcon was essential to ensure the survival of the Bedouin's family, (The birds) have always been considered like the children of the family and this remains until today.

  2. Tae Johnson:

    This case exemplifies the steadfast dedication of both ICE and the Department of Justice to pursue justice and to hunt relentlessly for those who participated in one of history's greatest atrocities, no matter how long it takes.

  3. Kristen Wilburn:

    It was a kitchen fire. I'm not sure how it happened, we found some bits and pieces that were salvageable -- my wedding ring made it -- but nothing else made it, daniel Hunt has been in awe on how many people have been willing to help us without being asked.

  4. Don Higgins:

    Smokey was a relaxed deer that wasn’t afraid to move in daylight, i think that was partly due to his personality, but also because of the way I hunt my farm. I basically hunt only the fringes under perfect conditions. I give the center of the farm to the deer. So they don’t feel a lot of pressure.

  5. Chris Bertelsen:

    Some of the selling will exhaust itself pretty soon. This sort of market will create opportunities, every time there is a snapback, the drawdown is greater than the snapback and that is a sign that presages a market where people hunt for safety stocks and higher yield.


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