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quest

quest

 
pronunciation:
kwest
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a search or pursuit.
He went on a quest for a hidden treasure.
synonyms:
pursuit, search
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: quested, questing, quests
definition: to search or hunt; seek (often followed by "for" or "after").
She quested after happiness.
synonyms:
aspire, pursue, seek
similar words:
chase, fish, hunt, search, stalk, strive
derivations: questingly (adv.), quester (n.)
Word Parts
The word quest contains the following part:
quer, ques, quir, quis, quest Latin root that means ask, seek