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hunting

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in stalking

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hunting

verb
present participle of hunt

Synonyms & Antonyms of hunting (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 hunting was before the 12th century

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Thesaurus Entries Near hunting

hunters

hunting

hunting (down or up)

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“Hunting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hunting. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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