Synonyms of hunt in English:

hunt


See definition of hunt

verb

1‘in the autumn they hunted deer’

SYNONYMS

chase, give chase to, pursue, stalk, course, hunt down, run down

track, trail, follow, shadow, hound, dog

informal tail

2‘police are hunting for her attacker’

SYNONYMS

search, look, look high and low, scour around

seek, try to find

cast about, cast around, cast round, rummage, rummage about, rummage around, rummage round, root about, root around, fish about, fish around, forage about, forage around, ferret, ferret about, ferret around

British informal rootle about, rootle around


noun

1‘they enjoyed the thrill of the hunt’

SYNONYMS

chase, pursuit, stalking, course, coursing

tracking, trailing, shadowing

informal tailing

2‘police have stepped up the hunt for the killer’

SYNONYMS

search, look, quest

seeking, rummaging, foraging, ferreting, ferreting about, ferreting around