Need another word that means the same as “quest”? Find 31 synonyms and 30 related words for “quest” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Quest” are: seeking, pursuance, pursuit, search, hunt, expedition, adventure, journey, voyage, trek, travels, odyssey, wandering, journeying, exploration, venture, undertaking, ask for, bespeak, call for, request, bay, seek, look, pursue, investigate, explore, probe, inspect
Quest as a Noun
Definitions of "Quest" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “quest” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The act of searching for something.
- (in medieval romance) an expedition made by a knight to accomplish a prescribed task.
- A long or arduous search for something.
- A search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria.
Synonyms of "Quest" as a noun (17 Words)
|adventure||A commercial venture.|
I sold my East India adventure of 250 principal for 750.
|expedition||The people involved in an expedition.|
A shopping expedition.
|exploration||To travel for the purpose of discovery.|
An exploration of the African interior.
|hunt||An area where hunting takes place.|
Police launched a hunt for the killer.
|journey||The act of traveling from one place to another.|
I was excited with my character s journey in the film.
|journeying||The act of traveling from one place to another.|
|odyssey||A Greek epic poem (attributed to Homer) describing the journey of Odysseus after the fall of Troy.|
His odyssey from military man to politician.
|pursuance||The continuance of something begun with a view to its completion.|
Staff took industrial action in pursuance of a better deal.
|pursuit||The action of the eye in following a moving object.|
The pursuit of love.
|search||An act or instance of searching a database or the World Wide Web.|
I did a search for creative writing courses at UK universities and came up with 422.
|seeking||The movement of a read/write head to a specific data track on a disk.|
|travels||A movement through space that changes the location of something.|
He enjoyed selling but he hated the travel.
|trek||A haul of fish caught using a trek net.|
I was at the new flat waiting for my trek to arrive.
|undertaking||The action of undertaking to do something.|
National transport undertakings.
|venture||Any venturesome undertaking especially one with an uncertain outcome.|
A joint venture between two aircraft manufacturers.
|voyage||A journey to some distant place.|
Writing a biography is a voyage of discovery.
|wandering||Travelling about without any clear destination.|
She followed him in his wanderings and looked after him.
Usage Examples of "Quest" as a noun
- A quest for diamonds.
- The quest for a reliable vaccine has intensified.
- A quest for wealth.
Quest as a Verb
Definitions of "Quest" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “quest” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Bark with prolonged noises, of dogs.
- Make a search (for.
- Search the trail of (game.
- Seek alms, as for religious purposes.
- Search for; seek out.
- Express the need or desire for.
- Search for something.
- Express the need or desire for; ask for.
Synonyms of "Quest" as a verb (14 Words)
|ask for||Require or ask for as a price or condition.|
|bay||Bark with prolonged noises, of dogs.|
|bespeak||Be a signal for or a symptom of.|
The defendant s insurers took steps to bespeak his medical records.
|call for||Assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to.|
Her fingers explored his hair.
|hunt||Use a hound or a horse for hunting.|
Mice are hunted by weasels and foxes.
|inspect||Look at (someone or something) closely, typically to assess their condition or to discover any shortcomings.|
Customs officers came aboard to inspect our documents.
Future studies will investigate whether long term use of the drugs could prevent cancer.
|look||Look forward to the probable occurrence of.|
He thought she wasn t looking.
|probe||Examine physically with or as if with a probe.|
Hands probed his body from top to bottom.
|pursue||Continue to investigate or explore (an idea or argument.|
Mercy lasts as long as sin pursues man.
|request||Express the need or desire for; ask for.|
The letter requested him to report to London.
|search||Search or seek.|
The students had to research the history of the Second World War for their history project.
|seek||Try to get or reach.|
Seek directions from a local.
Usage Examples of "Quest" as a verb
- The dog went off and quested.
- Things that die with their eyes open and questing.
- They quest wisdom.
- He was a real scientist, questing after truth.
- She requested an extra bed in her room.
- The animal came questing through the forest.
Associations of "Quest" (30 Words)
|along||With a forward motion.|
He continued to plod along.
|chase||Hunting as a sport.|
The council recently appointed its own team of bailiffs to chase non payers.
|corollary||A proposition that follows from (and is often appended to) one already proved.|
The huge increases in unemployment were the corollary of expenditure cuts.
|dungeon||Imprison someone in a dungeon.|
|ensue||Happen or occur afterwards or as a result.|
The difficulties which ensued from their commitment to Cuba.
|find||Come upon after searching find the location of something that was missed or lost.|
Find the product of two numbers.
|flowchart||A diagram of the sequence of operations in a computer program or an accounting system.|
|follow||Accept and follow the leadership or command or guidance of.|
The road follows the track of the railway line.
|following||Immediately following in time or order.|
He attracted a worldwide following.
|hound||Used in names of dogfishes e g nurse hound smooth hound.|
She was hounded by the Italian press.
|interest||Excite the curiosity of engage the interest of.|
How much interest do you pay on your mortgage.
|jail||Put someone in jail.|
A jail sentence.
|listing||A selvedge of a piece of fabric.|
|map||Depict as if on a map.|
The direct sum of two rings A and B may be mapped homomorphically on the summand.
|nick||Cut a nick into.|
Banks will be nicked for an extra 40 million.
|path||A course of action or way of achieving a specified result.|
Genius usually follows a revolutionary path.
|pursuit||A diversion that occupies one’s time and thoughts (usually pleasantly.|
The culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit.
|railroad||Transport by railroad.|
His uncle works on the railroad.
|railway||A network of tracks with the trains, organization, and personnel required for its working.|
The carriage of freight on the railways.
|retrace||To go back over again.|
I ve tried to retrace some of her movements.
|search||An act of searching for someone or something.|
Search our online archive for stories dating back to February 1996.
|speeder||A driver who exceeds the safe speed limit.|
|station||The frequency assigned to a broadcasting station.|
A sentry station.
|succeed||Achieve the desired aim or result.|
The enterprise succeeded.
|trace||Discover traces of.|
Trace a map of the world on to a large piece of paper.
|track||The soundtrack of a film or video.|
Secondary radars that track the aircraft in flight.
|trail||A trailer for a film or broadcast.|
Alex trailed a hand through the clear water.
|traverse||An area of land surveyed with a traverse.|
Ski patrol workers traverse the slope.
|vestige||A trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists.|
He waited patiently but without a vestige of sympathy.