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hunt

hunt

 
 
pronunciation:
huhnt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: hunted, hunting, hunts
definition 1: to find and kill animals for food or sport.
He hunts deer in the fall.
 
similar words:
stalk, trail
definition 2: to try to find.
He hunted for his lost keys.
synonyms:
search for
similar words:
explore, look for
Word Builder: hunt +
  • hunter:
    a person who hunts.
  • hunting:
    the activity of finding and killing animals for sport or food.
Word Explorer
kind of hunt
natural hunter
result of a hunt
some actions associated with hunting
some people associated with hunting
some things animals use for hunting
some things people use for hunting