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hunt down

  

      vb   adv  
1    tr   to pursue successfully by diligent searching and chasing  
they finally hunted down the killer in Mexico     
2    intr   (of a bell) to be rung progressively later during a set of changes  
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Collins
hunt  
      vb  
1    to seek out and kill or capture (game or wild animals) for food or sport  
2    intr; often foll by: for   to look (for); search (for)  
to hunt for a book, to hunt up a friend     
3    tr   to use (hounds, horses, etc.) in the pursuit of wild animals, game, etc.  
to hunt a pack of hounds     
4    tr   to search or draw (country) to hunt wild animals, game, etc.  
to hunt the parkland     
5    tr; often foll by: down   to track or chase diligently, esp. so as to capture  
to hunt down a criminal     
6    tr; usually passive   to persecute; hound  
7    intr   (of a gauge indicator, engine speed, etc.) to oscillate about a mean value or position  
8    intr   (of an aircraft, rocket, etc.) to oscillate about a flight path  
      n  
9    the act or an instance of hunting  
10    chase or search, esp. of animals or game  
11    the area of a hunt  
12    a party or institution organized for the pursuit of wild animals or game, esp. for sport  
13    the participants in or members of such a party or institution  
   See also       hunt down       hunt up  
     (Old English huntian; related to Old English hentan, Old Norse henda to grasp)  
  huntedly      adv  


drag hunt  
      n  
1    a hunt in which hounds follow an artificial trail of scent  
2    a club that organizes such hunts  
      vb  
  drag-hunt  
3    to follow draghounds, esp. on horseback, or cause (draghounds) to follow an artificial trail of scent  
fox hunt  
      n  
1   
a    the hunting of foxes with hounds  
b    an instance of this  
2    an organization for fox-hunting within a particular area  
Hunt  
      n  
1    Henry, known as Orator Hunt. 1773--1835, British radical, who led the mass meeting that ended in the Peterloo Massacre (1819)  
2    (William) Holman. 1827--1910, British painter; a founder of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood (1848)  
3    James. 1947--93, British motor-racing driver: world champion 1976  
4    (Henry Cecil) John, Baron. 1910--98, British army officer and mountaineer. He planned and led the expedition that first climbed Mount Everest (1953)  
5    (James Henry) Leigh (li:). 1784--1859, British poet and essayist: a founder of The Examiner (1808) in which he promoted the work of Keats and Shelley  
hunt down  
      vb   adv  
1    tr   to pursue successfully by diligent searching and chasing  
they finally hunted down the killer in Mexico     
2    intr   (of a bell) to be rung progressively later during a set of changes  
hunt the slipper  
      n   a children's game in which the players look for a hidden slipper or other object, such as a thimble (hunt the thimble)  
hunt up  
      vb   adv  
1    tr   to search for, esp. successfully  
I couldn't hunt up a copy of it anywhere     
2    intr   (of a bell) to be rung progressively earlier during a set of changes  
national hunt  
      n     (Brit)   often cap  
a    the racing of horses on racecourses with jumps  
b    (as modifier)  
a National Hunt jockey     
scavenger hunt  
      n   a game in which players are required to collect an assortment of miscellaneous items: usually played outdoors  
still hunt  
      n  
1    the hunting of game by stalking or ambushing  
      vb  
  still-hunt  
2    to hunt (quarry) in this way  
treasure hunt  
      n   a game in which players act upon successive clues and are eventually directed to a prize  
witch-hunt  
      n   a rigorous campaign to round up or expose dissenters on the pretext of safeguarding the welfare of the public  
  witch-hunter      n  
  witch-hunting      n, adj  

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Collins

hunt

  

      vb  
1    chase, gun for, hound, pursue, stalk, track, trail  
2    ferret about, forage, go in quest of, look, look high and low, rummage through, scour, search, seek, try to find  
      n  
3    chase, hunting, investigation, pursuit, quest, search  

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Hunt, hunt up, drag hunt, fox hunt

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exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
exp.
to take OR turn OR bring something down a notch means to decrease its intensity
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
exp.
calm down!
exp.
relax, calm down
said to make someone temper his nerves or enthusiasm. E.g.: Chill out, I didn't take your car!
exp.
face a specific situation; act in a certain way
E.g.: John went out of rehab a few days ago and he is determined to not go down that road again.
exp.
metaphoric expression for getting married
n.
a career advancement website based in Palo Alto, California, specializing in Job Search / Job Hunt.
[Comp.] "I found my job at employerism.com"
n.
a person who hunts wild animals
HUNTING
exp.
Abbreviation for "eXamine Your Zipper". To let someone know the zipper on the front of his pants is down.
[US];[Coll.]
adj.
something that is top-down comes from the top of a hierarchy and is passed down to the lower ranking members
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.
v.
to look for or expose information about a person's past, usually bad, and to therefore bring that person down or put them in a bad light
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
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