Synonyms of hunt
stalkDictionary • Her irate husband was hunting her lover with a gun.
stalk • He stalks his victims like a hunter after a deer.
track • He thought he had better track this creature and kill it.
chase • She chased the thief for 100 yards.
pursue • She pursued the man who had stolen her bag.
trail • Two detectives were trailing him.
hound • hounded by the press
searchDictionary • The couple had helped in the hunt for the toddlers.
search • There was no chance of him being found alive and the search was abandoned.
investigation • He ordered an investigation into the affair.
chase • He was arrested after a car chase.
pursuit • Police had obstructed justice by hindering the pursuit of terrorists.
quest • his quest to find true love
PHRASAL VERB:▷ hunt for something or someone
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chaseIf you chase someone, or chase after them, you run after them or follow them quickly in order to catch or reach them.
• She chased the thief for 100 yards.
chaseChase is also a noun.
• He was arrested after a car chase.
houndIf someone hounds you, they constantly disturb or speak to you in an annoying or upsetting way.
• hounded by the press
Thesaurus for hunt from the Collins English Thesaurus
to seek out and kill or capture (game or wild animals) for food or sport
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