Hunt is defined as to look for or chase.(verb)
An example of hunt is to seek out wild turkeys to shoot for meals.
The definition of a hunt is a chase or a search.(noun)
An example of a hunt is a nationwide search for an escaped convict.
See hunt in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME hunten < OE huntian, prob. < base of hentan, to seize < ? IE *kend-, var. of *kent- > Goth (fra)hinthan, to seize: see hand
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verb hunt·ed, hunt·ing, Hunts hunts verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English hunten
Origin: , from Old English huntian.
, (James Henry) Leigh 1784-1859.
, Richard Morris 1827-1895.
, (William) Holman 1827-1910.
, William Morris 1824-1879.
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