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hunt

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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hunt

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of hunt (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to seek out (game) for food or sport
  • Native Americans of the plains hunted buffalo for food, clothing, and shelter

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2 to go in search of
  • I spent all afternoon hunting a job for the summer

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3 to go into or range over for purposes of discovery
  • a bag lady hunts the neighborhood for returnable bottles

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The first known use of hunt was before the 12th century

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hunt

hunt (down or up)

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“Hunt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hunt. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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