Associations to the word «Hunt»

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Wiktionary

HUNT, verb. To chase down prey and (usually) kill it.
HUNT, verb. To try to find something; search.
HUNT, verb. To drive; to chase; with down, from, away, etc.
HUNT, verb. (transitive) To use or manage (dogs, horses, etc.) in hunting.
HUNT, verb. To use or traverse in pursuit of game.
HUNT, verb. (bell-ringing) (transitive) To move or shift the order of (a bell) in a regular course of changes.
HUNT, verb. (bell-ringing) (intransitive) To shift up and down in order regularly.
HUNT, verb. (engineering) 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, etc.; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.
HUNT, noun. The act of hunting.
HUNT, noun. A hunting expedition.
HUNT, noun. An organization devoted to hunting, or the people belonging to such an organization (capitalized if the name of a specific organization).
HUNT, proper noun. An English occupational surname​ for a hunter (for game, birds etc).
HUNT, proper noun. (rare) A male given name transferred from the surname.
HUNT AND PECK, noun. (computing) The hunt-and-peck typing technique.
HUNT AND PECK, verb. (transitive) To use the hunt-and-peck typing technique.
HUNT DOWN, verb. To hunt something and capture or kill it.
HUNT DOWN, verb. To find with difficulty.
HUNT SABOTEUR, noun. (British) A person who does not approve of hunting and tries to sabotage it; used especially in reference to fox hunting.
HUNT WHERE THE DUCKS ARE, verb. (idiomatic) To seek opportunities or results in situations or places where they are most likely to be found.

Dictionary definition

HUNT, noun. Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910).
HUNT, noun. United States architect (1827-1895).
HUNT, noun. British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859).
HUNT, noun. An association of huntsmen who hunt for sport.
HUNT, noun. An instance of searching for something; "the hunt for submarines".
HUNT, noun. The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.
HUNT, noun. The work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts.
HUNT, noun. The pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport.
HUNT, verb. 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".
HUNT, verb. Pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him".
HUNT, verb. Chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood".
HUNT, verb. Yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane's nose yawed".
HUNT, verb. Oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency".
HUNT, verb. Seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them".
HUNT, verb. Search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests".

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