hunt

hunt(
huhnt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to kill)
a. cazar (an animal)
The hunters went with their shotguns to hunt ducks.Los cazadores iban con sus escopetas a cazar patos.
The vampire hunter said he needed stakes in order to hunt the vampires.El cazador de vampiros dijo que necesitaba estacas para cazar a los vampiros.
2. (to search for)
a. buscar
The police are hunting a missing person.La policía está buscando a una persona desaparecida.
b. ir a la caza de (a criminal)
The police are hunting the fugitives.La policía va a la caza de los fugitivos.
3. (to use)
a. usar para ir de caza
The earl hunted hounds every season.El conde cada temporada usaba sabuesos para ir de caza.
4. (to go hunting in)
a. cazar en
It is forbidden to hunt this area.Está prohibido cazar en esta zona.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to kill animals)
a. cazar
Her father taught her to hunt.Su padre la enseñó a cazar.
b. ir de caza (as a sport)
You need a license to hunt in my country.Necesitas una licencia para ir de caza en mi país.
c. ir de cacería (as a sport)
Most hunters don't eat the game. They only hunt for sport.La mayoría de los cazadores no se comen la caza. Solo van de cacería por diversión.
6. (to search; used with "for")
a. buscar
The bus was approaching, so I hunted for my ticket in my bag.El autobús se acercaba, así que busqué el boleto en mi bolsa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
7. (killing of animals)
a. la caza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
He painted a picture of a stag hunt.Pintó un cuadro de una caza de venados.
b. la cacería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
During the hunt, the hounds caught ten hares.Durante la cacería, los sabuesos atraparon diez liebres.
8. (hunters)
a. la partida de caza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The hunt departed very early in the morning.La partida de caza salió muy temprano por la mañana.
9. (search)
a. la búsqueda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My cousin is on the hunt for a husband.Mi prima está a la búsqueda de un marido.
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hunt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for animals)
a. la caza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (for person, work)
a. la búsqueda f, caza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (fox, deer)
a. cazar
to hunt a criminalir tras la pista de un delincuente
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (search)
a.
to hunt forir en búsqueda or
5. (kill animals)
a. cazar
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hunt [hʌnt]
noun
1 (for animals) caza (f); cacería (f);for de; (huntsmen) partida (f) de caza; (grupo (m) de) cazadores (m)
2 (search) busca (f); búsqueda (f);for de; (pursuit) persecución (f)
the hunt for the murderer la busca or búsqueda del asesino; to be on the hunt for estar or andar a la caza de; the hunt is on ha comenzado la búsqueda; we joined in the hunt for the missing key ayudamos a buscar la llave perdida
transitive verb
1 [+animal] cazar; [+hounds] emplear en la caza; [+area of country] recorrer de caza; cazar en
2 (search for) buscar; (pursue) perseguir
intransitive verb
1 (Dep) cazar; ir de cacería
do you hunt?
to go hunting ir de caza
2 (search) buscar por todas partes
to hunt for buscar; he hunted for it in his pocket lo buscó en el bolsillo; to hunt about or around for buscar por todas partes
modifier
hunt ball (n) baile organizado tras una cacería
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