"hunting" in the noun sense
1. hunt, hunting
the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
2. search, hunt, hunting
the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
3. hunt, hunting
the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts
"hunting" in the verb sense
1. hunt, run, hunt down, track down
pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals
"Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland"
"The dogs are running deer"
"The Duke hunted in these woods"
2. hound, hunt, trace
pursue or chase relentlessly
"The hunters traced the deer into the woods"
"the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him"
chase away, with as with force
"They hunted the unwanted immigrants out of the neighborhood"
yaw back and forth about a flight path
"the plane's nose yawed"
oscillate about a desired speed, position, or state to an undesirable extent
"The oscillator hunts about the correct frequency"
seek, search for
"She hunted for her reading glasses but was unable to locate them"
search (an area) for prey
"The King used to hunt these forests"
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