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hunt

EN[hʌnt] [-ʌnt]
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WHunt
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    Definition of hunt in English Dictionary

  • NounPLhunts
    1. The act of hunting.
      1. A hunting expedition.
        1. An organization devoted to hunting, or the people belonging to such an organization (capitalized if the name of a specific organization).
        2. VerbSGhuntsPRhuntingPT, PPhunted
          1. To chase down prey and (usually) kill it.
            1. To try to find something; search.
              1. To drive; to chase; with down, from, away, etc.
                1. to hunt down a criminal
                2. He was hunted from the parish.
              2. VT To use or manage (dogs, horses, etc.) in hunting.
                1. To use or traverse in pursuit of game.
                  1. He hunts the woods, or the country.
                2. (bell-ringing) VT To move or shift the order of (a bell) in a regular course of changes.
                  1. (bell-ringing) VI To shift up and down in order regularly.
                    1. (engineering) To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc-lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, etc.; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.
                    2. More Examples
                      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                        • Female spiders of one agribiont genus, Pardosa (Lycosidae), which are hunting spiders, were found to be in better condition in landscapes dominated by arable crops [62 ].
                        • Chiding himself for his incessant shopping, he explained that the playful Greek hunting scene that hangs above his mantel was unearthed during one of his frequent thrifting trips to upstate New York.
                        • Gamekeepers oversee a hunting ground to see to the wildlife's welfare and look for poachers.
                      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                        • hunting that whale takes most of his free time ‎; his collection takes a lot of space ‎
                      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                        • For me, it isn't so much about the actual hunting as much as the woodsmanship and skills that come into play at every stage of a hunt.
                        • But, somewhat against the run of play, Craddock fired the visitors ahead, volleying a low effort beyond Simon Mignolet after Sunderland twice failed to clear attempted crosses from Stephen Hunt.
                        • And you asked Charles Briggs for the name of the man who bought the secret, and he gives you a legend. A man who might not even exist. You know what, this is a snipe hunt.
                    • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                      1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 1-10000
                      2. Voice of America Learning English : Special English Word Book
                      3. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
                    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                      1. Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Intransitive verbs
                            • Transitive verbs

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                          Meaning of hunt for the defined word.

                          Grammatically, this word "hunt" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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