hunt

v
1. chase, give chase, run down or after, make after, pursue, course, Brit. chevy, (in India) shikar, follow close or hot on one's heels; hound, dog, hawk, pigstick; stalk, still-hunt, track, trail, follow, shadow, haunt, Inf. tail; track down, hunt down, trace down, search out, seek out; ferret out, drive out, chase out, put to flight.
2.Often hunt up or out
search or search for, quest for, go in search or quest for, treasure-hunt, look for, seek or seek for; dig for, dive for, fish or fish for, try to find, forage for, scrounge around, rummage through; ransack, go through, take apart, dismantle, turn everything upside down or inside out; leave no stone unturned, search thoroughly, rake, scour, look high and low, look all over or everywhere; explore, delve into, investigate, study, research, Inf. check out, examine, go over with a fine-tooth comb; ask around, query, question, inquire into, look into, pry into; search out, nose out, sniff out, find out.
n
3. pursuit, chase, chasing, hunting, sport, sporting, course, coursing, (in India) shikan, Brit. chevy, Archaic. venery; hawking, falconry, Chiefly Brit. beagling, fox hunting; stalking, still hunt, tracking or tracking down, hunting down; pursuing, following, trailing, Inf. tailing.
4. search, forage, rummage, ransacking; quest, treasure hunt, exploration, look, Sl. look-see; inquiry, investigation, study, research.

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