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1. hunt

verb. ['ˈhʌnt'] pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals).

Synonyms

  • drive
  • poach
  • foxhunt
  • hawk
  • jacklight
  • fowl
  • scrounge
  • run
  • ferret
  • jack
  • seal
  • rabbit
  • course
  • whale
  • track down
  • forage
  • hunt down
  • turtle
  • ambush
  • capture
  • catch
  • still-hunt
  • snipe

Antonyms

  • repel
  • get off
  • detach
  • unhitch

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Hunt

  • vanbrunt
  • confront
  • affront
  • stunt
  • klundt
  • grunt
  • glunt
  • front
  • brunt
  • blunt
  • sundt
  • runte
  • punt
  • pundt
  • munt
  • mundt
  • lunt
  • lundt
  • jundt
  • hundt
  • cunt
  • bunte
  • bunt

Sentences with hunt


1. Verb, base form
Most states protect raccoons, so you can only hunt or trap them at certain times of the year.

2. Noun, singular or mass
On the hunt for a gray backsplash that has a bold streak?

Quotes about hunt


1. Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly;Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?'Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land;Man got to tell himself he understand.
- Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

2. Any word you have to hunt for in a thesaurus is the wrong word. There are no exceptions to this rule.
- Stephen King

3. I crave your mouth, your voice, your hair.Silent and starving, I prowl through the streets. Bread does not nourish me, dawn disrupts me, all day I hunt for the liquid measure of your steps.
- Pablo Neruda, 100 Love Sonnets

2. hunt

verb. ['ˈhʌnt'] pursue or chase relentlessly.

Synonyms

  • ferret
  • give chase
  • trail
  • track
  • tail
  • tag
  • dog
  • hound
  • trace
  • chase
  • go after

Antonyms

  • inaction
  • passive
  • active
  • profound

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hunt

verb. ['ˈhʌnt'] seek, search for.

Synonyms

  • look for
  • search

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hunt

verb. ['ˈhʌnt'] search (an area) for prey.

Synonyms

  • track down
  • hunt down
  • look
  • search

Antonyms

  • rush
  • praise
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Hunt

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

Synonyms

  • Leigh Hunt

6. Hunt

noun. United States architect (1827-1895).

7. hunt

verb. ['ˈhʌnt'] yaw back and forth about a flight path.

Antonyms

  • natural object

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hunt

verb. ['ˈhʌnt'] chase away, with as with force.

Synonyms

  • drive out
  • rout out
  • force out

Antonyms

  • middle
  • beginning
  • head
  • obverse

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hunt

noun. ['ˈhʌnt'] the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts.

Synonyms

  • stalk
  • toil
  • labour
  • still hunt
  • canned hunt
  • predation
  • stalking
  • birdnesting
  • hunting

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • arrive
  • malfunction
  • unearned run

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hunt

noun. ['ˈhʌnt'] the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.

Synonyms

  • foraging
  • looking for
  • seeking
  • frisking
  • exploration
  • rummage
  • ransacking
  • activity
  • forage
  • frisk
  • looking
  • quest
  • scouring
  • manhunt
  • hunting
  • search

Antonyms

  • earned run
  • exempt
  • confine
  • fail

Etymology

  • hunten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • huntian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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