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British English: /hʌnt/
American English: /hənt/

Translation of hunt in French:


  • 1 (search) to join the hunt for somebody/something
    participer à la recherche de quelqu'un/quelque chose
    the hunt is on for the terrorists
    on recherche les terroristes
    the hunt is on for the best cook in Britain
    la course est engagée pour trouver le meilleur cuisinier de Grande-Bretagne
  • 3 (Hunting) (fox-hunting group, area) to be a member of the hunt
    être membre de l'équipage de chasse

transitive verb

  • 1 (seek, pursue)
    rechercher (murderer, prisoner, suspect, witness)
    to hunt somebody out of ou off something
    faire sortir quelqu'un de quelque chose
  • 2 (Hunting) (pursue)
    chasser (game, fox, bear)
    (pursue over) battre (area, estate)
  • 3 (Hunting) (use for hunting)
    monter [quelque chose] à la chasse (horse)
    to hunt (a pack of) hounds
    diriger une meute

intransitive verb

  • 2 (search)to hunt for
    chercher [quelque chose] partout (object, person, address)
    to hunt for something in/among something
    fouiller dans/parmi quelque chose pour trouver quelque chose
    to hunt around ou about for something
    chercher quelque chose partout
    to hunt high and low for something
    remuer ciel et terre pour trouver quelque chose
  • 3 (oscillate)
    (gauge, indicator)
    s'affoler (around au tour de)
    (device, aircraft)

Phrasal verbs

hunt down

hunt down [something/somebody], hunt [something/somebody] down 1.1 (Hunting)
forcer (animal)
1.2 (find)
retrouver, dénicher [informal] (lost object, address)
traquer (war criminal, terrorist)
persécuter (victim, minority)

hunt out

hunt out [something], hunt [something] out

hunt up

hunt up [somebody/something], hunt [somebody/something] up
s'enquérir de (old friend, person)
finir par retrouver (lost object)
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