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hunt

 
Noun hunt has 8 senses
  1. Hunt, Holman Hunt, William Holman Hunt - Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    --1 is a kind of Pre-Raphaelite
  2. Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt - United States architect (1827-1895)
    --2 is a kind of architect, designer
  3. Hunt, Leigh Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt - British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
    --3 is a kind of writer, author
  4. hunt, hunt club - an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    --4 is a kind of club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order
  5. hunt - an instance of searching for something; "the hunt for submarines"
    --5 is a kind of
    search
    Derived form: verb hunt6
  6. search, hunt, hunting - the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    --6 is a kind of activity
    --6 has particulars:
     exploration; foraging, forage; frisk, frisking; looking, looking for; manhunt; quest, seeking; ransacking, rummage; scouring; shakedown
    Derived form: verb hunt6
  7. hunt, hunting - the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
    --7 is a kind of labor, labour, toil
    --7 has particulars:
     canned hunt; stalk, stalking, still hunt; birdnesting; predation
    Derived forms: verb hunt2, verb hunt7, verb hunt1
  8. hunt, hunting - the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    --8 is a kind of outdoor sport, field sport; blood sport
    --8 has particulars:
     battue; beagling; coursing; deer hunting, deer hunt; ducking, duck hunting; fox hunting, foxhunt; pigsticking
    Derived forms: verb hunt2, verb hunt7, verb hunt1
Verb hunt has 7 senses
  1. hunt, run, hunt down, track down - 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"
    --1 is one way to capture, catch
    Derived forms: noun hunt8, noun hunt7, noun hunter1, noun hunting1, noun hunting3
    Sample sentences:
    The men hunt the area for animals
    The men hunt for animals in the area
  2. hound, hunt, trace - pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"
    --2 is one way to chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track
    Derived forms: noun hunt8, noun hunt7, noun hunter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. hunt - chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
    --3 is one way to
    rout out, drive out, force out, rouse
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  4. hunt - yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane's nose yawed"
    --4 is one way to
    yaw
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  5. hunt - oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
    --5 is one way to
    oscillate, vibrate
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  6. hunt - seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
    --6 is one way to
    search, seek, look for
    Derived forms: noun hunt5, noun hunt6, noun hunter2, noun hunting2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. hunt - search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"
    --7 is one way to
    search, look
    Derived forms: noun hunt8, noun hunt7, noun hunter1, noun hunting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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