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Definition of "quest" []

  • The act or an instance of seeking or pursuing something; a search. (noun)
  • An expedition undertaken in medieval romance by a knight in order to perform a prescribed feat: the quest for the Holy Grail. (noun)
  • Archaic A jury of inquest. (noun)
  • To go on a quest. (verb-intransitive)
  • To search for game. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "quest" in a sentence
  • "The title quest has been driving him, from Pittsburgh to Detroit to Chicago the past few years."
  • "The title quest has been driving him, all the way from Pittsburgh to Detroit and Chicago the past few years."
  • "This season, coach Brian Kopetsky is hopeful his squad can continue the title quest on several levels."