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quest

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of quest

  1. an act or process of looking carefully or thoroughly for someone or something <the Holy Grail was the object of a mystical quest by the knights of the Round Table> Synonyms hunt, searchRelated Words shakedown; sweep; chase, pursuit; recon, reconnaissance, scout; canvass (also canvas), survey; exploration, probe; forage




quest

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of quest

  1. 1 to ask for (something) earnestly or with authority <I respectfully quest your assistance in this matter> Synonyms call (for), claim, clamor (for), command, enjoin, exact, insist (on), press (for), demand, stipulate (for)Related Words ask, plead (for), request, want; cry (for), necessitate, need, require, take, warrant; requisition; impose; badger, dun, harass, houndNear Antonyms give up, relinquish, surrender, yield

  2. 2 to go in search of <many daydreamers trekked to California questing riches during the great gold rush of 1849> Synonyms cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), hunt, look up, pursue, seek, search (for or out), shop (for)Related Words ferret (out), root (out)Near Antonyms hide, lose; ignore, neglect

  3. 3 to make a request for <please wait until the lecturer specifically quests comments from the audience before chiming in> Synonyms bespeak, call (for), desire, plead (for), ask, request, seek, solicit, speak (for), sue (for)Related Words apply (for), beg (for), claim, clamor (for), importune, urge, wish (for); demand, enjoin, exact, insist (on), petition (for), press (for), require, requisition; invite, invoke




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