Verb: hunt húnt
Noun: hunt húnt
- Pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
"Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"; "The Duke hunted in these woods"; "Goering often hunted down wild boars in Poland";
- run, hunt down, track down
- Seek, search for
"She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
- Pursue or chase relentlessly
"the detectives hunted the suspect until they found him";
- hound, trace
- Chase or drive away, as with force
"They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighbourhood"
- Yaw back and forth about a flight path
- Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
"The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
- Search (an area) for prey
"The King used to hunt these forests"
Noun: Hunt húnt
- An association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
- hunt club
- An instance of searching for something
"the hunt for submarines"
- The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
- search, hunting
- The work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
- The pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
- Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
- Holman Hunt, William Holman Hunt
- British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
- Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt
- United States architect (1827-1895)
- Richard Morris Hunt
Derived forms: Hunts, hunted, hunting, hunts
Type of: activity, architect, author, blood sport, capture, catch, chase, chase after, club, designer, dog, drive out, field sport, force out, gild, give chase, go after, guild, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn], lodge, look, look for, order, oscillate, outdoor sport, Pre-Raphaelite, rouse, rout out, search, seek, social club, society, tag, tail, toil, track, trail, vibrate, writer, yaw
Encyclopedia: Hunt, Roger