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haunt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of haunt

  1. 1 a place for spending time or for socializing <one of their favorite after-school haunts is Joe's Pizza> Synonyms hangout, purlieu, rendezvous, resort, stamping ground, stomping groundRelated Words camp, canteen, club, clubhouse, country club, key club, service club, union; harbor, harborage, haven, nest, refuge, retreat, sanctuary

  2. 2 chiefly dialect  the soul of a dead person thought of especially as appearing to living people <we heard the local tales of a haunt in the choir loft and of a specter in the graveyard> Synonyms apparition, bogey (also bogie or bogy), familiar spirit, hant [dialect], ghost [chiefly dialect], materialization, phantasm (also fantasm), phantom, poltergeist, shade, shadow, specter (or spectre), spirit, spook, sprite, vision, visitant, wraithRelated Words angel, daimon, familiar, genie, genius, jinni (or jinn also djinni or djinn), shaitan; double, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), fetch; lemures, manes; incubus, lamia, succubus, vampire, zombie (also zombi); cacodemon, demon (or daemon), devil, fiend, ghoul, imp




haunt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of haunt

  1. to go to or spend time in often <much of her time is spent haunting antique shops in search of unique knobs for the curio cabinets she builds> Synonyms affect, habituate, hang (at), frequent, resort (to), visitRelated Words patronize; attend, take in; infest, invade, overrun, swarm; call (on or upon), drop by, drop in, pop (in), run (in), stop (in or by); camp (out in), sojourn (at), stay (at), stop (over), tarry (in)Near Antonyms dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, shakeAntonyms avoid, shun




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