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hunt

Synonyms of hunt in English:

verb

  • 1 in the autumn they hunted deer
  • 2 police are hunting for her attacker
    search, look, look high and low, scour around;
    seek, try to find;
    cast about/around/round, rummage (about/around/round), root about/around, fish about/around, forage about/around, ferret (about/around)
    British informal rootle about/around
  • noun

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  • 1 they enjoyed the thrill of the hunt
  • 2 police have stepped up the hunt for the killer
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