hunt down

phrasal verb
hunted down; hunting down; hunts down

Definition of hunt down

1 : to succeed in finding (something) It may take me a while to hunt down the phone number.
2 : to find and capture (someone) The killer was hunted down with help from his relatives.

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“Hunt down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hunt%20down. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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