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English verb: hunt down

1. hunt down (competition) pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals)


SamplesGoering often hunted wild boars in Poland.
The dogs are running deer.
The Duke hunted in these woods.


Synonymshunt, run, track down


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)capture, catch


Narrower (hyponym)ambush, course, drive, drive, falcon, ferret, forage, fowl, fowl, foxhunt, hawk, jack, jacklight, poach, rabbit, scrounge, seal, snipe, still-hunt, turtle, whale


Verb grouphunt, run









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