Synonyms for hunt for

Grammar : Verb
Spell : huhnt
Phonetic Transcription : hʌnt

Top 10 synonyms for hunt for Other synonyms for the word hunt for

Définition of hunt for

Origin :
  • Old English huntian "chase game," related to hentan "to seize," from Proto-Germanic *huntojan (cf. Gothic hinþan "to seize, capture," Old High German hunda "booty"), from PIE *kend-.
  • General sense of "search diligently" (for anything) is first recorded c.1200. Related: Hunted; hunting. Happy hunting-grounds "Native American afterlife paradise" is from "Last of the Mohicans" (1826).
  • As in look up : verb research
  • As in ask : verb question
  • As in page : verb call for over communications system
  • As in search : verb seek to find something
  • As in shop : verb look for merchandise to buy
  • As in fish for : verb look for; hint

Antonyms for hunt for

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