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  Definition of hunt
  1. the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
  2. the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
  3. the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  4. an instance of searching for something; "the hunt for submarines"
  5. an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
  6. British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
  7. United States architect (1827-1895)
  8. Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
  9. 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"
  10. search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"
  11. seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
  12. oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
  13. pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
  14. yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane''s nose yawed"
  15. chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
Similar Words: hunting, search, hunt club, Hunt, Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt, Holman Hunt, William Holman Hunt, run, hunt down, track down, hound, trace

 

Hyponyms: battue, beagling, coursing, deer hunting, deer hunt, ducking, duck hunting, fox hunting, foxhunt, pigsticking, canned hunt, stalk, stalking, still hunt, birdnesting, predation, exploration, foraging, forage, frisk, frisking, looking, looking for, manhunt, quest, seeking, ransacking, rummage, scouring, shakedown, snipe, whale, still-hunt, ambush, turtle, drive, rabbit, fowl, poach, seal, ferret, course, tree, jacklight, jack, hawk, falcon, scrounge

 

Grouped Verbs: run, hunt down, track down

 

Derivational Morphology: run, hunt down, track down, hound, trace, search, look, seek, look for, hunting, hunter, huntsman, hound dog

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: gjuaj and gjueti   Bosnian: lov and loviti  
Chinese: 狩猎 and 打猎   Croatian: lov and loviti  
Danish: jage and jagt   Dutch: jacht and jagen  
Estonian: jaht   Finnish: metsästää and metsästys  
French: chasse and chasser   German: Jagd and jagen  
Greek: κυνήγι   Hebrew: לצוד and מצוד  
Hindi: शिकार and शिकार करना   Hungarian: vadászat and vadászik  
Italian: caccia and cacciare   Japanese: 狩り and 狩る  
Korean: 사냥   Malayalam: േവട്ട and േവട്ടയാടുക  
Polish: polowanie and polować   Portuguese: caçar  
Romanian: vâna and vânătoare   Russian: охота and охотиться  
Spanish: caza and cazar   Swedish: jaga and jakt  
Telugu: వేట and వేటాడు   Turkish: av and avlamak  
 
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