HyperDic: quest

English > 7 senses of the word quest:
NOUNcognitionquest, pursuit, pursuancea search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
actquest, seekingthe act of searching / searching for something
VERBpossessionquestmake a search (for)
motionquestsearch the trail of (game)
communicationquest, baybark with prolonged noises, of dogs
communicationquestseek alms, as for religious purposes
communicationquest, request, ask for, bespeak, call forexpress the need or desire for
quest > pronunciation
Soundskweh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > quest: 7 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria.
Example "a quest for wealth"
Synonymspursuit, pursuance
Narrowerwild-goose chaseThe fruitless pursuit of something unattainable
BroadersearchThe examination of alternative hypotheses
English > quest: 7 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of searching / searching for something.
Example"a quest for diamonds"
Synonymseeking
Broadersearch, hunt, huntingThe activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
Spanishbúsqueda
Verbsquestmake a search (for)
English > quest: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningmake a search (for).
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Examples
  • "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"
  • "The animal came questing through the forest"
Broaderseektry to get or reach / reach
Nounsquestthe act of searching / searching for something
questersomeone making a search / search / search / search / search or inquiry
English > quest: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningsearch the trail of (game).
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Example"The dog went off and quested"
Broaderchase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, trackgo after with the intent to catch
Spanishbuscar
English > quest: 7 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningbark with prolonged noises, of dogs.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymbay
Broaderbarkmake barking sounds
Spanishaullar
Catalanganyolar, udolar, ulular
English > quest: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningseek alms, as for religious purposes.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broadersolicit, beg, tapmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
English > quest: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
MeaningExpress the need or desire for; ask for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"She requested an extra bed in her room"
Synonymsrequest, ask for, bespeak, call for
Narrowerappeal, invokerequest earnestly (something from somebody)
applyask (for something)
askmake a request or demand for something to somebody
ask out, ask, invite out, take outmake a date
begask to obtain free
callCall a meeting
challengeask for identification
claimask for legally or make a legal claim / claim to, as of debts, for example
claim, lay claim, arrogatedemand as being one's due or property
demandrequest urgently and forcefully
demandask to be informed of
desireExpress a desire for
encorerequest an encore, from a performer
excuse, beg offask for permission to be released from an engagement
invite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
invite, ask inask to enter
invite, ask over, ask roundinvite someone to one's house
ordermake a request for something
petitionWrite a petition for something to somebody
reserveObtain or arrange (for oneself) in advance
reserve, hold, bookArrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance
solicit, beg, tapmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
supplicateask for humbly or earnestly, as in prayer
Broadercommunicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put acrosstransmit information
Similar toinvite, call forrequest the participation or presence of
Spanishpedir, rogar, solicitar
Catalandemanar, sol·licitar

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