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Hunt meaning

hunt - 21 dictionary results

  1. 1. Englishman and Pre- Raphaelite painter ( 1827- 1910)
  2. 2. search ( an area) for prey; " The King used to hunt these forests"
  3. 3. oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; " The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
  4. 4. pursue or chase relentlessly; " The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; " the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
  5. 5. yaw back and forth about a flight path; " the plane's nose yawed"
  6. 6. A pack of hounds.
  7. 7. To use or manage in the chase, as hounds.
  8. 8. To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.
  9. 9. To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds.
  10. 10. The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search.
  11. 11. The game secured in the hunt.
  12. 12. An association of huntsmen.
  13. 13. A district of country hunted over.
  14. 14. To shift up and down in order regularly.
  15. 15. To move or shift the order of ( a bell) in a regular course of changes.
  16. 16. To search diligently after; to seek; to pursue; to follow; - often with out or up; as, to hunt up the facts; to hunt out evidence.
  17. 17. To drive; to chase; - with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish.
  18. 18. To seek; to pursue; to search; - with for or after.
  19. 19. Chase of game; search.
  20. 20. To chase, as game; search for or in; pursue.
  21. 21. To pursue game; search.

hunt - examples of usage

  1. Being both at liberty, they used to set out together into the country to hunt. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. I don't hunt myself. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. He likes to ride and drive about, to shoot, and fish, and hunt. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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