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Dictionary definition for: Hunt

1. (n) Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)

2. (v) 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"

3. (n) United States architect (1827-1895)

4. (v) pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods" "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found the him"

5. (n) British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)

6. (v) chase away, with as with force; "They hunted the the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"

7. (n) an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport

8. (v) yaw back and forth about a flight path; "the plane''s nose yawed"

9. (n) an instance of searching for something; "the hunt for submarines"

10. (v) oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent; "The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"

11. (n) the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone

12. (v) seek, search for; "She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"

13. (n) the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts

14. (v) search (an area) for prey; "The King used to hunt these forests"

15. (n) the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport

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