|1.||[ noun ] (psychology) a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria|
|Synonyms:||pursuit pursuance hunt|
"the pursuit of love" "life is more than the pursuance of fame" "a quest for wealth"
|Related terms:||search wild-goose_chase quest_for|
|2.||[ verb ] (religion) seek alms, as for religious purposes|
|3.||[ verb ] express the need or desire for; ask for|
|Synonyms:||call_for request bespeak|
"She requested an extra bed in her room" "She called for room service"
|Related terms:||communicate ask reserve call demand ask claim order apply claim invite solicit invite desire petition beg reserve appeal invite reserve challenge ask_out supplicate encore demand excuse invite|
|4.||[ verb ] bark with prolonged noises, of dogs|
|Related terms:||bark bay|
|5.||[ verb ] search the trail of, as of game|
: "The dog went of and quested"
|6.||[ verb ] make a search (for)|
"Things that die with their eyes open and questing" "The animal came questing through the forest"
|7.||[ noun ] the act of searching for something|
"a quest for diamonds"
|Related terms:||search search|