Thesaurus > Related Words: quest

  Words related to quest

Related / Similar Words: seeking, pursuit, pursuance, request, bespeak, call for, bay

 

Definition:
  • the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds";
  • a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth";
  • express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service";
  • seek alms, as for religious purposes;
  • bark with prolonged noises, of dogs;
  • search the trail of (game); "The dog went off and quested";
  • make a search (for); "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest";

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    Hyponyms: wild-goose chase, order, ask, encore, petition, demand, appeal, invoke, supplicate, apply, solicit, beg, tap, reserve, challenge, excuse, beg off, claim, invite, call for, ask in, desire, lay claim, arrogate, ask over, ask round, call, ask out, invite out, take out, hold, book

     

    Grouped Verbs: invite, call for

     

    Derivational Morphology: search, seek, look for, quest for, go after, quest after, pursue, request, asking, bay, seeking, seeker, searcher, quester

     

     
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