Hunted the ridges.
An example of hunt is to seek out wild turkeys to shoot for meals.
An example of a hunt is a nationwide search for an escaped convict.
An enthusiast for the hunt.
Last year's deer hunt.
On a hunt for cheap gas.
The little girl was hunting for shells on the beach.
The police are hunting for evidence.
To hunt down a criminal.
He was hunted from the parish.
Did you hunt that pony last week?
He hunts the woods, or the country.
Hunted down the escaped convict.
Hunted the newcomers out of town.
- to pursue until successful in catching or killing
- to search for until successful in finding
- to hunt for; search for
- to find by searching
- having a chance to win a competition
Origin of hunt
- Middle English hunten from Old English huntian
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English hunten, from Old English huntian (“to hunt”), from Proto-Germanic *huntōną (“to hunt, capture”), from Proto-Indo-European *kend- (“to catch, seize”). Related to Old High German hunda (“booty”), Gothic (hunþs, “body of captives”), Old English hūþ (“plunder, booty, prey”), Old English hentan (“to catch, seize”). More at hent, hint.