Quest
Quest Quest, v. i. To go on a quest; to make a search; to go in pursuit; to beg. [R.] [1913 Webster]

If his questing had been unsuccessful, he appeased the rage of hunger with some scraps of broken meat. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


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  • Quest — Quest, n. [OF. queste, F. qu[^e]te, fr. L. quaerere, quaesitum, to seek for, to ask. Cf. {Query}, {Question}.] 1. The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit; as, to rove in quest of game, of a lost… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quest — [kwest] n literary [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: queste, from Latin quaestus; QUESTION1] 1.) a long search for something that is difficult to find quest for ▪ his long quest for truth ▪ the quest for human happiness ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Quest — Quest, v. t. [Cf. OF. quester, F. qu[^e]ter. See {Quest}, n.] To search for; to examine. [R.] Sir T. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quest — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Quest es una modalidad de juego en el MMOTPS GunZ The Duel, en este caso el sistema del videojuego cambia de PvP a PvE contra una serie de NPCs a lo largo de cada mapa. Contenido 1 Características 2 Mapas 2.1 …   Wikipedia Español

  • QUEST — I noun chase, crusade, expedition, exploration, hunt, inquiry, journey, perquisition, pursuit, research, search, searching, seeking II index agency (legal relationship), attempt, campaign, cro …   Law dictionary

  • quest — Mot Monosíl·lab Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • quest — *adventure, enterprise Analogous words: exploit, *feat, achievement …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • quest — [n] search, exploration adventure, chase, crusade, delving, enterprise, examination, expedition, hunt, inquest, inquiry, inquisition, investigation, journey, mission, pilgrimmage, prey, probe, probing, pursual, pursuit, quarry, research, seeking …   New thesaurus

  • quest — ► NOUN 1) a long or arduous search. 2) (in medieval romance) an expedition by a knight to accomplish a specific task. ► VERB ▪ search for something. DERIVATIVES quester (also questor) noun. ORIGIN Old French …   English terms dictionary

  • quest — [kwest] n. [ME < OFr queste < ML questa < VL * quaesita, thing sought for < L quaesitus, pp. of quaerere, to seek, ask, inquire] 1. a seeking; hunt; pursuit 2. in medieval romance, a chivalric journey undertaken by a knight in order… …   English World dictionary

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