Definitions of hunt

  1. To follow the chase; to search.
  2. To pursue; chase; search.
  3. To search for or follow after, as game or wild animals; to chase; to pursue for the purpose of catching or killing; to follow with dogs or guns for sport or exercise; as, to hunt a deer.
  4. To use or manage in the chase, as hounds.
  5. To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.
  6. To move or shift the order of ( a bell) in a regular course of changes.
  7. To search diligently after; to seek; to pursue; to follow; - often with out or up; as, to hunt up the facts; to hunt out evidence.
  8. To drive; to chase; - with down, from, away, etc.; as, to hunt down a criminal; he was hunted from the parish.
  9. To pursue or chase, as game or wild animals; follow closely; search after.
  10. To chase wild animals for prey or sport: to search for: to pursue.
  11. To chase, as game; search for or in; pursue.
  12. To follow the chase; to go out in pursuit of game; to course with hounds.
  13. To shift up and down in order regularly.
  14. To seek; to pursue; to search; - with for or after.
  15. To follow the chase.
  16. To go out in pursuit of game: to search.
  17. To pursue game; search.
  18. seek, search for; " She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
  19. To chase wild animals with a view to catch them; to search after; to pursue; to employ in hunting.
  20. To chase or pursue wild animals; to follow closely.
  21. English Pre- Raphaelite painter ( 1827- 1910)
  22. the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
  23. British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley ( 1784- 1859)
  24. United States architect ( 1827- 1895)
  25. Englishman and Pre- Raphaelite painter ( 1827- 1910)
  26. search ( an area) for prey; " The King used to hunt these forests"
  27. oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; " The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
  28. yaw back and forth about a flight path; " the plane's nose yawed"
  29. A pack of hounds.
  30. The act or practice of chasing wild animals; chase; pursuit; search.
  31. The game secured in the hunt.
  32. An association of huntsmen.
  33. A district of country hunted over.
  34. To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc- lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, or the like; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.
  35. Pursuit of game or wild animals; pack of hounds; an association of huntsmen; a search.
  36. A chase of wild animals: search: an association of huntsmen.
  37. Chase of game; search.
  38. The act of hunting game; chase.
  39. A search.
  40. A chase of wild animals; a pack of hounds; pursuit; an association of huntsmen. To hunt out or up, to seek; to search for. To hunt down, to destroy by persecution or violence. To hunt counter, to trace the scent backward in hunting, or the wrong way.
  41. The pursuit or chase of wild animals; pursuit.