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
Related terms: solicit
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
Synonyms: bay
Related terms: bark bay
5. [ verb ] search the trail of, as of game

: "The dog went of and quested"

Related terms: chase
6. [ verb ] make a search (for)

"Things that die with their eyes open and questing" "The animal came questing through the forest"

Related terms: seek
7. [ noun ] the act of searching for something
Synonyms: seeking

"a quest for diamonds"

Related terms: search search
Similar spelling:   Quist