HyperDic: hunt

English > 15 senses of the word Hunt / hunt:
VERBcompetitionhunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
motionhunt, hound, tracepursue or chase relentlessly
motionhuntchase away, with as with force
motionhuntyaw back and forth about a flight path
motionhuntoscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
contacthuntseek, search for
competitionhuntsearch (an area) for prey
NOUNperson Hunt, Holman Hunt, William Holman HuntEnglishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
person Hunt, Richard Morris HuntUnited States architect (1827-1895)
person Hunt, Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh HuntBritish writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
grouphunt, hunt cluban association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
cognitionhuntan instance of searching for something
acthunt, search, huntingthe activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
acthunt, huntingthe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts
acthunt, huntingthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
Hunt / hunt > pronunciation
Soundshhah'nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > Hunt: 15 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningEnglishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910).
SynonymsHolman Hunt, William Holman Hunt
Instance ofPre-RaphaeliteA painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals
SpanishHolman Hunt, Hunt, William Holman Hunt
CatalanWilliam Holman Hunt
English > Hunt: 15 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningUnited States architect (1827-1895).
SynonymRichard Morris Hunt
Instance ofarchitect, designersomeone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)
SpanishHunt, Richard Morris Hunt
CatalanRichard Morris Hunt
English > Hunt: 15 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningBritish writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859).
SynonymsLeigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishLeigh Hunt
CatalanLeigh Hunt
English > hunt: 15 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn association of huntsmen who hunt for sport.
Synonymhunt club
Broaderclub, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, orderA formal association of people with similar interests
Spanishclub de caza, grupo de cazadores, hunt club, partida de caza
Catalanhunt club
English > hunt: 15 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningAn instance of searching for something.
Example"the hunt for submarines"
BroadersearchThe examination of alternative hypotheses
Spanishcaza
Verbshuntseek, search for
English > hunt: 15 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.
Synonymssearch, hunting
NarrowerexplorationA careful systematic search
foraging, forageThe act of searching for food and provisions / provisions
frisk, friskingThe act of searching someone for concealed weapons or illegal drugs
looking, looking forThe act of searching / searching visually
manhuntAn organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)
quest, seekingThe act of searching / searching for something
ransacking, rummageA thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)
scouringMoving over territory to search / search for something
shakedownA very thorough search of a person or a place
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishbusca, búsqueda, cacheo
Catalancerca, recerca
Verbshuntseek, search for
English > hunt: 15 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts.
Synonymhunting
Narrowerbirdnestinghunting for birds' nests to get the eggs
canned huntA hunt for animals that have been raised on game ranches until they are mature enough to be killed for trophy collections
predationThe act of preying by a predator who kills and eats the prey
stalk, stalking, still huntA hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
Broaderlabor, labour, toilProductive work (especially physical work done for wages)
Spanishcacería, caza, montería
Catalancaça, cacera
Verbshuntpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
huntsearch (an area) for prey
huntpursue or chase relentlessly
English > hunt: 15 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningThe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport.
Synonymhunting
Category ofbagcapture or kill, as in hunting / hunting
batfowlcatch birds by temporarily blinding them
drive(hunting) chase from cover into more open ground
drive(hunting) search for game
gintrap with a snare
trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammelcatch in or as if in a trap
NarrowerbattueA hunt in which beaters force the game to flee in the direction of the hunter
beaglinghunting rabbits with beagles
coursinghunting with dogs (usually greyhounds) that are trained to chase game (such as hares) by sight instead of by scent
deer hunting, deer hunthunting deer
ducking, duck huntinghunting ducks
fox hunting, foxhuntmounted hunters follow hounds in pursuit of a fox
pigstickingThe sport of hunting wild boar with spears
Broaderblood sportsport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)
outdoor sport, field sportA sport that is played outdoors
Spanishcacería, caza, montería
Catalancaça, cacera
Verbshuntpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
huntsearch (an area) for prey
huntpursue or chase relentlessly
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThe men hunt the area for animals; The men hunt for animals in the area
Examples
  • "Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"
  • "The Duke hunted in these woods"
Synonymsrun, hunt down, track down
Narrowercoursehunt with hounds
drive(hunting) chase from cover into more open ground
drive(hunting) search for game
falconhunt with falcons
ferrethunt with ferrets
fowlhunt fowl in the forest / forest
fowlhunt fowl
foxhunthunt foxes, on horseback and with dogs
hawkhunt with hawks
jacklight, jackhunt with a jacklight
poachhunt illegally
rabbithunt rabbits
scrounge, forageCollect or look around for (food)
sealhunt seals
snipehunt or shoot snipe
still-hunt, ambushhunt (quarry) by stalking and ambushing
turtlehunt for turtles, especially as an occupation
whalehunt for whales
Broadercapture, catchCapture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Similar tohuntsearch (an area) for prey
runCause an animal to move fast
Spanishcazar
Catalancaçar
Nounshunt, huntingthe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts
hunt, huntingthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
huntersomeone who hunts game
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningpursue or chase relentlessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The hunters traced the deer into the woods"
Synonymshound, trace
Narrowerferrethound or harry relentlessly
Broaderchase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackgo after with the intent to catch
Spanishcazar, seguir la huella, seguir la pista
Nounshuntthe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts
huntthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
huntersomeone who hunts game
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningchase away, with as with force.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
Broaderrout out, drive out, force out, rouseForce or drive out
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningyaw back and forth about a flight path.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Categoryairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
Broaderyawdeviate erratically from a set course
Spanishdar guiñadas
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaningoscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
Broaderoscillate, vibrateMove or swing from side to side regularly
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningseek, search for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
Broadersearch, seek, look fortry to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of
Spanishbuscar, cazar, rastrear
Nounshunt, huntingthe activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
huntan instance of searching for something
huntera person who searches / searches / searches for something
English > hunt: 15 senses > verb 7, competition
Meaningsearch (an area) for prey.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The King used to hunt these forests"
Broadersearch, lookSearch or seek
Similar tohunt, run, hunt down, track downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Nounshuntthe work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts / pelts
hunt, huntingthe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
huntersomeone who hunts game

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