Synonyms for (noun) quest

Synonyms: seeking, quest

Definition: the act of searching for something

Usage: a quest for diamonds

Similar words: search, hunt, hunting

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


Synonyms: pursuance, pursuit, quest

Definition: a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria

Usage: the pursuit of love; life is more than the pursuance of fame; a quest for wealth

Similar words: search

Definition: the examination of alternative hypotheses

Usage: his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful

Synonyms for (verb) quest

Synonyms: bespeak, call for, request, quest

Definition: express the need or desire for; ask for

Usage: She requested an extra bed in her room; She called for room service

Similar words: put across, pass, pass along, pass on, communicate

Definition: transmit information

Usage: Please communicate this message to all employees; pass along the good news


Synonyms: quest

Definition: seek alms, as for religious purposes

Similar words: tap, beg, solicit

Definition: make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently

Usage: Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce; My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities


Synonyms: bay, quest

Definition: bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

Similar words: bark

Definition: make barking sounds

Usage: The dogs barked at the stranger


Synonyms: quest

Definition: search the trail of (game)

Usage: The dog went off and quested

Similar words: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase

Definition: go after with the intent to catch

Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit


Synonyms: quest

Definition: make a search (for)

Usage: Things that die with their eyes open and questing; The animal came questing through the forest

Similar words: seek

Definition: try to get or reach

Usage: seek a position; seek an education; seek happiness