(noun, verb)


1. a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria

- a quest for wealth

Similar word(s): pursuance, pursuit

Definition categories: thought, search

2. the act of searching for something

- a quest for diamonds

Similar word(s): seeking

Definition categories: act, hunt, hunting, search

Sentences with quest as a noun:

- to rove in quest of game, of a lost child, of property, etc.


1. make a search (for)

- Things that die with their eyes open and questing

- The animal came questing through the forest

Definition categories: possession, seek

2. search the trail of (game)

- The dog went off and quested

Definition categories: motion, chase, dog, tag, tail, track, trail

3. bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

Similar word(s): bay

Definition categories: communication, bark

4. seek alms, as for religious purposes

Definition categories: communication, beg, solicit, tap

5. express the need or desire for

- She requested an extra bed in her room

Similar word(s): bespeak, request

Definition categories: communication, communicate, pass