quest

  1. the act of searching for something

    Synonyms : seeking
    Type Of : hunt, hunting, search
    Examples :
    • a quest for diamonds
  2. express the need or desire for

    Synonyms : ask for, bespeak, call for, request
    Type Of : communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across
    Examples :
    • She requested an extra bed in her room
  3. bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

    Synonyms : bay
    Type Of : bark
  4. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria

    Synonyms : pursuance, pursuit
    Type Of : search
    Examples :
    • a quest for wealth
  5. make a search (for)

    Type Of : seek
    Examples :
    • Things that die with their eyes open and questing
    • The animal came questing through the forest
  6. search the trail of (game)

    Type Of : chase, chase after, dog, give chase, go after, tag, tail, track, trail
    Examples :
    • The dog went off and quested
  7. seek alms, as for religious purposes

    Type Of : tap, solicit, beg