from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search.
- noun An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat.
- noun An inquest.
- noun A jury appointed to take part in an inquest.
- intransitive verb To search for something.
- intransitive verb To go on a quest.
- intransitive verb To search for game or bay when sighting game, as a hound.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To go in search; make search or inquiry; pursue.
- To go begging.
- To give tongue, as a dog on the scent of game.
- To search or seek for; inquire into or examine.
- To announce by giving tongue, as a dog.
- noun The act of seeking; search; pursuit; suit.
- noun An act of searching or seeking, as for a particular object: as, the quest of the holy grail.
- noun A body of searchers collectively; a searching party.
- noun Inquiry; examination.
- noun Request; desire; solicitation; prayer; demand.
- noun A jury of inquest; a sworn body of examiners; also, an inquest.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To search for; to examine.
- intransitive verb rare To go on a quest; to make a search; to go in pursuit; to beg.
- noun The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit
- noun Request; desire; solicitation.
- noun Those who make search or inquiry, taken collectively.
- noun Inquest; jury of inquest.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A
journeyor effort in pursuitof a goal(often lengthy, ambitious, or fervent); a mission.
- verb To seek or pursue a goal; to undertake a
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb search the trail of (game)
- noun a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria
- verb seek alms, as for religious purposes
- verb bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
- verb make a search (for)
- noun the act of searching for something
- verb express the need or desire for; ask for
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The title quest has been driving him, from Pittsburgh to Detroit to Chicago the past few years.
The title quest has been driving him, all the way from Pittsburgh to Detroit and Chicago the past few years.
This season, coach Brian Kopetsky is hopeful his squad can continue the title quest on several levels.
Tony Mowbray is watching his title quest being undermined by negligent defending and if the
BERLIN - Olympic champion Angelo Taylor lost an appeal Sunday to be reinstated back into the 400-meter hurdles, ending his title quest at the world championships.
Mr. Velasco studied economics at Columbia University, as part of what he calls a quest "to understand how did this happen [to Chile] and how do we make sure it will not happen again."
We have seen again and again in modern U.S. politics that to create a compelling narrative of any candidate's major character flaws, his opponents or the media need to find early hints of that flaw, what I call the quest for foreshadowing (see below).
I found it quite moving, and not only because the guy on a quest is my friend.
"Part of the allure of this quest is the element of camping,"
Bible readers, those who search the Bible for themselves, perhaps exemplify the urgency more plainly than readers of Shakespeare, yet the quest is the same.