Synonyms of hunting


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

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

2. search, hunt, hunting, activity

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

3. hunt, hunting, labor, labour, toil

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


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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