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Meaning of hunt

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910) [syn:
           {Hunt}, {Holman Hunt}, {William Holman Hunt}]
      2: United States architect (1827-1895) [syn: {Hunt}, {Richard
         Morris Hunt}]
      3: British writer who defended the Romanticism of Keats and
         Shelley (1784-1859) [syn: {Hunt}, {Leigh Hunt}, {James Henry
         Leigh Hunt}]
      4: an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport [syn: {hunt},
         {hunt club}]
      5: an instance of searching for something; "the hunt for
      6: the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something
         or someone [syn: {search}, {hunt}, {hunting}]
      7: the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food
         or pelts [syn: {hunt}, {hunting}]
      8: the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded
         as a sport [syn: {hunt}, {hunting}]
      v 1: 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" [syn: {hunt},
           {run}, {hunt down}, {track down}]
      2: pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer
         into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until
         they found him" [syn: {hound}, {hunt}, {trace}]
      3: chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the unwanted
         immigrants out of the neighborhood"
      4: yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane's nose
      5: oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an
         undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct
      6: seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was
         unable to locate them"
      7: search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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