Synonyms of hunt


1. Hunt, Holman Hunt, William Holman Hunt

usage: Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

2. Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt

usage: United States architect (1827-1895)

3. Hunt, Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt

usage: British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

4. hunt, hunt club, club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order

usage: an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

5. hunt, search

usage: an instance of searching for something; "the hunt for submarines"

6. search, hunt, hunting, activity

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

7. hunt, hunting, labor, labour, toil

usage: the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts

8. hunt, hunting, outdoor sport, field sport, blood sport

usage: the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport


1. hunt, run, hunt down, track down, capture, catch

usage: 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"

2. hound, hunt, trace, chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track

usage: pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"

3. hunt, rout out, drive out, force out, rouse

usage: chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"

4. hunt, yaw

usage: yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane's nose yawed"

5. hunt, oscillate, vibrate

usage: oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"

6. hunt, search, seek, look for

usage: seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"

7. hunt, search, look

usage: search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"

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