Hunt Synonyms & Definitions

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• HuntDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (v. t.) To use or manage in the chase, as hounds.
  2. (v. t.) To drive; to chase; -- with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish.
  3. (v. i.) To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds.
  4. (v. t.) To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; to pursue for the purpose of catching or killing; to follow with dogs or guns for sport or exercise; as, to hunt a deer.
  5. (n.) An association of huntsmen.
  6. (n.) The game secured in the hunt.
  7. (n.) A district of country hunted over.
  8. (v. t.) To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.
  9. (v. i.) To seek; to pursue; to search; -- with for or after.
  10. (n.) A pack of hounds.
  11. (v. t.) 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.
  12. (n.) The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search.
  13. (v. i.) To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc-lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, or the like; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.
  14. (v. t.) To move or shift the order of (a bell) in a regular course of changes.
  15. (v. i.) To shift up and down in order regularly.

• HunterDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) A dog that scents game, or is trained to the chase; a hunting dog.
  2. (n.) A hunting watch, or one of which the crystal is protected by a metallic cover.
  3. (n.) A horse used in the chase; especially, a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.
  4. (n.) One who hunts or seeks after anything, as if for game; as, a fortune hunter a place hunter.
  5. (n.) One who hunts wild animals either for sport or for food; a huntsman.
  6. (n.) A kind of spider. See Hunting spider, under Hunting.

• HuntingDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hunt
  2. (n.) The pursuit of game or of wild animals.