hunt

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
hunt

Third-person singular
hunts

Past tense
hunted

Past participle
hunted

Present participle
hunting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you hunt for something, you look for it very carefully.
    We hunted for new clothing at the mall.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you hunt for animals, you look for them to catch or kill them.
    My father hunted' rabbits when I was a child.

Synonyms[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
hunt

Plural
hunts

  1. A hunt is a search for something or someone.
    The police were on a hunt to find the murderer.
  2. A hunt is a search for animal(s) to catch or kill.

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