HyperDic: track_down

English > 1 sense of the expression track down:
VERBcompetitiontrack down, hunt, run, hunt downpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
English > track down: 1 sense > verb 1, competition
Meaningpursue for food or sport (as of wild animals).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymshunt, run, hunt 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

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