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.
An example of quest is to embark on a mission to find hidden treasure.
The quest for the Holy Grail.
Quested for knowledge.
To rove in quest of game, of a lost child, of property, etc.
Origin of quest
- Middle English queste from Old French ultimately from Latin quaesta from feminine of *quaestus obsolete past participle of quaerere to seek
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition