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'hunt' - used as a noun
1. United States architect (1827-1895)
2. British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
3. Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
4. an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
5. an instance of searching for something
the hunt for submarines
6. the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
7. the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
8. the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport

'hunt' - used as a verb
9. pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland
The Duke hunted in these woods
10. pursue or chase relentlessly
11. chase away, with as with force
They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood
12. yaw back and forth about a flight path
13. oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency
14. seek, search for
She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them
15. search (an area) for prey
The King used to hunt these forests

derived forms
1. Hunt / Plural
hunts
2. Hunt / Past
hunted
3. Hunt / Third Person
hunts
4. Hunt / Present Participle
hunting
Variations of 'hunt'
 
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Fact of the day
Walter Hunt patented the safety pin in 1849. He later sold the patent rights for only $400.