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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hunt  \Hunt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hunted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hunting}.]  [AS.  huntian  to  hunt;  cf  hentan  to  follow 
  pursue,  Goth.  hin?an  (in  comp.)  to  seize.  [root]36.  Cf 
  {Hent}.] 
  1.  To  search  for  or  follow  after  as  game  or  wild  animals;  to 
  chase;  to  pursue  for  the  purpose  of  catching  or  killing; 
  to  follow  with  dogs  or  guns  for  sport  or  exercise;  as  to 
  hunt  a  deer. 
 
  Like  a  dog,  he  hunts  in  dreams.  --Tennyson. 
 
  2.  To  search  diligently  after  to  seek;  to  pursue;  to  follow 
  --  often  with  out  or  up  as  to  hunt  up  the  facts;  to  hunt 
  out  evidence. 
 
  Evil  shall  hunt  the  violent  man  to  overthrow  him 
  --Ps.  cxl.  11. 
 
  3.  To  drive;  to  chase;  --  with  down  from  away  etc.;  as  to 
  hunt  down  a  criminal;  he  was  hunted  from  the  parish. 
 
  4.  To  use  or  manage  in  the  chase,  as  hounds. 
 
  He  hunts  a  pack  of  dogs.  --Addison. 
 
  5.  To  use  or  traverse  in  pursuit  of  game;  as  he  hunts  the 
  woods,  or  the  country. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hunted 
  adj  :  reflecting  the  fear  or  terror  of  one  who  is  hunted;  "the 
  hopeless  hunted  look  on  the  prisoner's  face";  "a 
  glitter  of  apprehension  in  her  hunted  eyes" 




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