Associations to the word «Quest»


QUEST, noun. A journey or effort in pursuit of a goal (often lengthy, ambitious, or fervent); a mission.
QUEST, noun. The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit.
QUEST, noun. (obsolete) Request; desire; solicitation.
QUEST, noun. (obsolete) A group of people making search or inquiry.
QUEST, noun. (obsolete) Inquest; jury of inquest.
QUEST, verb. To seek or pursue a goal; to undertake a mission or job.
QUEST, verb. To search for; to examine.
QUEST, verb. (entymology) (of a tick) To locate and attach to a host animal.
QUEST, abbreviation. Quantized electronic structure

Dictionary definition

QUEST, noun. A search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth".
QUEST, noun. The act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds".
QUEST, verb. Make a search (for); "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest".
QUEST, verb. Search the trail of (game); "The dog went off and quested".
QUEST, verb. Bark with prolonged noises, of dogs.
QUEST, verb. Seek alms, as for religious purposes.
QUEST, verb. Express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery