hunt

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1 hunt /ˈhʌnt/ verb
hunts; hunted; hunting
1 hunt
/ˈhʌnt/
verb
hunts; hunted; hunting
Learner's definition of HUNT
: to chase and kill (wild animals) for food or pleasure
[+ object]
[no object]
: to search for something or someone very carefully and thoroughly
[no object]
often + for
[+ object]

hunt down

[phrasal verb]
hunt (something) down or hunt down (something) : to succeed in finding (something)
hunt (someone) down or hunt down (someone) : to find and capture (someone)

hunt out

[phrasal verb]
hunt (something) out or hunt out (something)
: to find (something) after searching for it

hunt up

[phrasal verb]
hunt (someone or something) up or hunt up (someone or something)
: to succeed in finding (someone or something)
2 hunt /ˈhʌnt/ noun
plural hunts
2 hunt
/ˈhʌnt/
noun
plural hunts
Learner's definition of HUNT
[count]
: an occasion when people hunt wild animals
: an act of searching for something or someone
see also scavenger hunt, treasure hunt, witch hunt
chiefly British : a group of people who hunt foxes together

in the hunt

US
: having a chance to win or succeed in a contest or competition
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