Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hound

2 senses of hound

Sense 1
hound, hound dog -- (any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears)
       => hunting dog -- (a dog used in hunting game)

Sense 2
cad, bounder, blackguard, dog, hound, heel -- (someone who is morally reprehensible; "you dirty dog")
       => villain, scoundrel -- (a wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hound

1 sense of hound

Sense 1
hound, hunt, trace -- (pursue or chase relentlessly; "The hunters traced the deer into the woods"; "the detectives hounded the suspect until they found him")
       => chase, chase after, trail, tail, tag, give chase, dog, go after, track -- (go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit")

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