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hunt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hunt

  1. an act or process of looking carefully or thoroughly for someone or something soon the whole family was involved in the hunt for Mom's car keys Synonyms of hunt search, questWords Related to hunt shakedown; sweep; chase, pursuit; recon, reconnaissance, scout; canvass (also canvas), survey; exploration, probe; forage


hunt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hunt

  1. 1 to seek out (game) for food or sport Native Americans of the plains hunted buffalo for food, clothing, and shelter Synonyms of hunt chase, stalk Words Related to hunt capture, drag, net, snare, trap; dog, ferret, hawk, hound; course, pursue, run, run down, spoor, track, trail; gun (for), harpoon, kill, shoot; poach; cull

  2. 2 to go in search of I spent all afternoon hunting a job for the summer Synonyms of hunt cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), seek, look up, pursue, quest, search (for or out), shop (for)Words Related to hunt ferret (out), root (out)Near Antonyms of hunt hide, lose; ignore, neglect

  3. 3 to go into or range over for purposes of discovery a bag lady hunts the neighborhood for returnable bottles Synonyms of hunt explore, probe, prospect, search, skirrWords Related to hunt reconnoiter (or reconnoitre), scout; disclose, discover, reveal, unearth; fathom, plumb, sound



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