Synonyms of 'hunt'
Her irate husband was hunting her lover with a gun.
The couple had helped in the hunt for the toddlers.
phrasal verbhunt for something or someone
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If 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.
Thesaurus for hunt from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you hunt for something or someone, you try to find them by searching carefully or thoroughly.