hunt englannista suomeksi
To find or search for an animal in the wild with the intention of killing the animal for its meat or for sport.
- Esau went to the field to hunt for venison.
- Like a dog, he hunts in dreams.
2010, ''Backyard deer hunting: converting deer to dinner for pennies per pound'' (ISBN), page 10:
To try to find something; search (for).
(quote-book)|chapter=1| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=I stumbled along through the young pines and huckleberry bushes. Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path that, I cal'lated, might lead to the road I was hunting for. It twisted and turned, and, the first thing I knew, made a sudden bend around a bunch of bayberry scrub and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn.
''The police are hunting for evidence.''
To drive; to chase; with ''down'', ''from'', ''away'', etc.
''to hunt down a criminal''
''He was hunted from the parish.''
To use or manage (dogs, horses, etc.) in hunting.
- He hunts a pack of dogs better than any man in the country.
To use or traverse in pursuit of game.
''He hunts the woods, or the country.''
To shift up and down in order regularly.
To be in a state of instability of movement or forced oscillation, as a governor which has a large movement of the balls for small change of load, an arc-lamp clutch mechanism which moves rapidly up and down with variations of current, etc.; also, to seesaw, as a pair of alternators working in parallel.
(quote-book) after which the inertia of the camera causes the motor to hunt with fluctuating speed.
The act of hunting.
A hunting expedition.
An organization devoted to hunting, or the people belonging to it.