Synonyms for (noun) hunt

hunt, hunting

the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport


hunt, hunting

the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts

LESS SPECIFIC: labor, labour, toil


search, hunt, hunting

the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

LESS SPECIFIC: activity


hunt

an instance of searching for something

the hunt for submarines

LESS SPECIFIC: search


hunt, hunt club

an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

LESS SPECIFIC: guild, gild, order, lodge, social club, society, club


Hunt, James Henry Leigh Hunt, Leigh Hunt

British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

LESS SPECIFIC: writer, author


Hunt, Richard Morris Hunt

United States architect (1827-1895)

LESS SPECIFIC: architect, designer


William Holman Hunt, Holman Hunt, Hunt

Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

LESS SPECIFIC: Pre-Raphaelite

Synonyms for (verb) hunt

track down, run, hunt, hunt down

pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)

Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods

LESS SPECIFIC: capture, catch


hunt

search (an area) for prey

The King used to hunt these forests

LESS SPECIFIC: search, look


hunt

seek, search for

She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them

LESS SPECIFIC: look for, search, seek


hunt

oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent

The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency

LESS SPECIFIC: oscillate, vibrate


trace, hound, hunt

pursue or chase relentlessly

The hunters traced the deer into the woods; the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him


hunt

yaw back and forth about a flight path

the plane's nose yawed

LESS SPECIFIC: yaw


hunt

chase away, with as with force

They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood

LESS SPECIFIC: rouse, rout out, drive out, force out