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

2 senses of quest

Sense 1
pursuit, pursuance, quest -- (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")
       => search -- (the examination of alternative hypotheses; "his search for a move that would avoid checkmate was unsuccessful")

Sense 2
quest, seeking -- (the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds")
       => search, hunt, hunting -- (the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone)

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

5 senses of quest

Sense 1
quest -- (make a search (for); "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest")
       => seek -- (try to get or reach; "seek a position"; "seek an education"; "seek happiness")

Sense 2
quest -- (search the trail of (game); "The dog went off and quested")
       => 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")

Sense 3
bay, quest -- (bark with prolonged noises, of dogs)
       => bark -- (make barking sounds; "The dogs barked at the stranger")

Sense 4
quest -- (seek alms, as for religious purposes)
       => solicit, beg, tap -- (make a solicitation or entreaty for something; request urgently or persistently; "Henry IV solicited the Pope for a divorce"; "My neighbor keeps soliciting money for different charities")

Sense 5
request, bespeak, call for, quest -- (express the need or desire for; ask for; "She requested an extra bed in her room"; "She called for room service")
       => communicate, pass on, pass, pass along, put across -- (transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news")

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