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hunt /hʌnt/
  • danh từ
    • cuộc đi săn; sự đi săn
    • cuộc lùng sục, cuộc tìm kiếm
      • to find somebody after a long hunt: tìm thấy ai sau khi đã đi tìm một thời gian dài
      • to have a hunt for a job: đi tìm việc làm
    • đoàn người đi săn
    • khu vực săn bắn
    • nội động từ
      • săn bắn
      • (+ after, gor) lùng, tìm kiếm
        • to hunt for old furniture: lùng mua đồ gỗ cũ
        • to hunt for someone: tìm kiếm ai
    • ngoại động từ
      • săn, săn đuổi
        • to hunt big gam: săn thú lớn
      • lùng sục để săn đuổi, lùng sục để tìm kiếm
        • to hunt the whole district for game: lùng sục khắp vùng để săn thú
      • dùng (ngựa, chó săn) để đi săn
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bắn (thú săn)
      • to hunt down
        • dồn vào thế cùng
      • lùng sục, lùng bắt
        • to hunt down a criminal: lùng bắt một kẻ phạm tôi
      • to hunt out
        • lùng đuổi, đuổi ra
      • tìm ra, lùng ra
      • to hunt up
        • lùng sục, tìm kiếm
      • to hunt in couples
        • (xem) couple
    Concise Dictionary
    +Englishman and Pre-Raphaelite painter (1827-1910)
    +United States architect (1827-1895)
    +British writer who defended the romanticism of Keats and Shelley (1784-1859)
    +an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport
    +an instance of searching for something
    +the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
    +the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
    +the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
    +pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)
    +pursue or chase relentlessly
    +chase away, with as with force
    +yaw back and forth about a flight path
    +oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
    +seek, search for
    +search (an area) for prey

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 chase, pursue, dog, hound, stalk, trail, track (down), trace; course:
    The jewel thieves were hunted across three continents.
    2 Also, hunt for or up or out or through. seek (out), search (for), go in search of or for, look (high and low) for, quest after, go in quest of, scour, ransack, investigate, pry into, go over or through with a fine-tooth comb, examine, explore, Colloq US check out:
    Detectives hunted the carpet for clues. She is hunting a job in publishing. I have hunted for the ring but cannot find it. Can you hunt up someone to fill the vacancy? Hunt through your pockets again for the key.
    3 chase, pursuit, tracking (down), stalking, hunting; course:
    The ten-year hunt for the thieves continues.
    4 search, quest:
    My hunt ended when I found the ring.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 to chase wild animals or birds in order to catch or kill them for food, sport or to make money: [V] Lions sometimes hunt alone. + [VN] Whales are still being hunted and killed in the Arctic.
    2 [V] ~ (for sth) to look for sth that is difficult to find
    Synonym: SEARCH
    I've hunted everywhere but I can't find it. + She is still hunting for a new job.
    3 ~ (for) sb to look for sb in order to catch them or harm them: [VN] Police are hunting an escaped criminal. + [V] Detectives are hunting for thieves who broke into a warehouse yesterday.
    4 [V, VN] (in Britain) to chase and kill FOXES as a sport, riding horses and using dogs
    Phrasal Verbs: hunt sb<->down to search for sb until you catch or find them, especially in order to punish or harm them: The President warned that terrorists would be hunted down.
    hunt sth<->down / out to search for sth until you find it: We hunted down their phone number and gave them a call. + I hunted out my old school photos to show Mary.
    + noun
    1 [C, usually sing.] ~ (for sb/sth) an act of looking for sb/sth that is difficult to find: The hunt is on for a suitable candidate. + Hundreds have joined a police hunt for the missing teenager. + a murder hunt (= to find the person who has killed sb)
    2 [C] (often in compounds) an act of chasing wild animals to kill or capture them: a tiger / seal hunt
    3 [C] (in Britain) an event at which people ride horses and hunt FOXES as a sport: There will be a hunt on Boxing Day. + a hunt meeting
    4 [C+sing./pl. v.] (in Britain) a group of people who regularly hunt FOXES as a sport: There are several different hunts in the area.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 hunting wild animals


    fox, seal, tiger, etc.


    take part in
    She had never taken part in a fox hunt before.


    follower, supporter
    Hunt followers deny the sport is cruel.
    | saboteur
    clashes between hunt supporters and hunt saboteurs
    | meeting

    2 searching for sb/sth


    massive, nationwide
    Police launched a nationwide hunt for the woman, amid fears for her safety.
    | police | murder
    Police forces in five counties are now involved in the murder hunt.
    | treasure | witch
    (often figurative) The investigation turned into a full-scale Communist witch hunt.


    begin, launch
    A massive police hunt was launched for the missing child.
    | lead
    Detectives leading the hunt for the killer believe he may be in hiding.
    | step up
    The mountain rescue team is stepping up its hunt for the missing climbers.
    | call off
    The hunt for survivors has now been called off.


    begin, be on
    The hunt is on for potential employees with experience of electronic publishing.


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