Synonyms for hunt

Synonyms for (noun) hunt

Synonyms: hunt, hunting

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

Similar words: field sport, outdoor sport

Definition: a sport that is played outdoors

Similar words: blood sport

Definition: sport that involves killing animals (especially hunting)

Synonyms: hunt, hunting

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

Similar words: labor, labour, toil

Definition: productive work (especially physical work done for wages)

Usage: his labor did not require a great deal of skill

Synonyms: search, hunt, hunting

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

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: hunt

Definition: an instance of searching for something

Usage: the hunt for submarines

Similar words: search

Definition: the examination of alternative hypotheses

Usage: his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful

Synonyms: hunt, hunt club

Definition: an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

Similar words: guild, gild, order, lodge, social club, society, club

Definition: a formal association of people with similar interests

Usage: he joined a golf club; they formed a small lunch society; men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

Synonyms: Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt, Leigh Hunt

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

Similar words: writer, author

Definition: writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Synonyms: Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt

Definition: United States architect (1827-1895)

Similar words: architect, designer

Definition: someone who creates plans to be used in making something (such as buildings)

Synonyms: William Holman Hunt, Holman Hunt, Hunt

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

Similar words: Pre-Raphaelite

Definition: a painter or writer dedicated to restoring early Renaissance ideals

Synonyms for (verb) hunt

Synonyms: track down, run, hunt, hunt down

Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)

Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods

Similar words: capture, catch

Definition: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping

Usage: I caught a rabbit in the trap today

Synonyms: hunt

Definition: search (an area) for prey

Usage: The King used to hunt these forests

Similar words: search, look

Definition: search or seek

Usage: We looked all day and finally found the child in the forest; Look elsewhere for the perfect gift!

Synonyms: hunt

Definition: seek, search for

Usage: She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them

Similar words: look for, search, seek

Definition: try to locate or discover, or try to establish the existence of

Usage: The police are searching for clues; They are searching for the missing man in the entire county

Synonyms: hunt

Definition: oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent

Usage: The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency

Similar words: oscillate, vibrate

Definition: move or swing from side to side regularly

Usage: the needle on the meter was oscillating

Synonyms: trace, hound, hunt

Definition: pursue or chase relentlessly

Usage: The hunters traced the deer into the woods; the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him

Similar words: chase, chase after, dog, tag, tail, track, trail, go after, give chase

Definition: go after with the intent to catch

Usage: The policeman chased the mugger down the alley; the dog chased the rabbit

Synonyms: hunt

Definition: yaw back and forth about a flight path

Usage: the plane's nose yawed

Similar words: yaw

Definition: deviate erratically from a set course

Usage: the yawing motion of the ship

Synonyms: hunt

Definition: chase away, with as with force

Usage: They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood

Similar words: rouse, rout out, drive out, force out

Definition: force or drive out

Usage: The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M.

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