The definition of a quest is a search to find something or to achieve a goal.noun
An example of quest is the type of journey which was taken by the Knights of the Round Table under the direction of the King.
Quest is defined as to search, seek or journey.verb
An example of quest is to embark on a mission to find hidden treasure.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a seeking; hunt; pursuit
- in medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order to procure or achieve a particular object or end
- any journey or undertaking in pursuit of a typically lofty or noble goal
- Archaic a jury of inquest
Origin: ME < OFr queste < ML questa < VL *quaesita, thing sought for < L quaesitus, pp. of quaerere, to seek, ask, inquire
- to follow the track of game, or to bay in pursuit of game, as hounds do
- to go in search
- quester noun
Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
- An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat: the quest for the Holy Grail.
- Archaic A jury of inquest.
- To go on a quest.
- To search for game.
Origin: Middle English queste, from Old French, ultimately from Latin quaesta, from feminine of *quaestus, obsolete past participle of quaerere, to seek.
- questˈer noun
quest - Computer Definition
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
THIS DEFINITION IS FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY
All other reproduction is strictly prohibited without permission from the publisher.
© 1981-2014 The Computer Language Company Inc. All rights reserved.