Definitions for hunt

Definitions for (noun) hunt

Main entry: hunt, hunting

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

Main entry: hunt, hunting

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

Main entry: search, hunt, hunting

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

Main entry: hunt

Definition: an instance of searching for something

Usage: the hunt for submarines

Main entry: hunt, hunt club

Definition: an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

Main entry: Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt, Leigh Hunt

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

Main entry: Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt

Definition: United States architect (1827-1895)

Main entry: William Holman Hunt, Holman Hunt, Hunt

Definition: Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

Definitions for (verb) hunt

Main entry: track down, run, hunt, hunt down

Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)

Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods

Main entry: hunt

Definition: search (an area) for prey

Usage: The King used to hunt these forests

Main entry: hunt

Definition: seek, search for

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

Main entry: hunt

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

Usage: The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency

Main entry: trace, hound, hunt

Definition: pursue or chase relentlessly

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

Main entry: hunt

Definition: yaw back and forth about a flight path

Usage: the plane's nose yawed

Main entry: hunt

Definition: chase away, with as with force

Usage: They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood

Visual thesaurus for hunt