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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 of quest hunt, searchWords Related to quest 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 of quest call (for), claim, clamor (for), command, enjoin, exact, insist (on), press (for), demand, stipulate (for)Words Related to quest ask, plead (for), request, want; cry (for), necessitate, need, require, take, warrant; requisition; impose; badger, dun, harass, houndNear Antonyms of quest 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 of quest cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), hunt, look up, pursue, seek, search (for or out), shop (for)Words Related to quest ferret (out), root (out)Near Antonyms of quest 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 of quest bespeak, call (for), desire, plead (for), ask, request, seek, solicit, speak (for), sue (for)Words Related to quest 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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