Definition for quest

noun as in search, exploration

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Example Sentences

Nobody should have to face repression in their quest for freedom.

This has also led DeFi traders to hop around to different exchanges in their yield farming quest, sometimes with disastrous results.

From Fortune

This heartwarming documentary follows the life of Saskatchewan-born model Ashley Luther, aka Elly Mayday, and her quest to champion the body positivity movement in an industry that really didn’t want to hear it.

From Ozy

The last thing that most people would do is call poker, with its competition, its winners and losers, its quest to gain the maximum edge over your opponent, a haven of safety.

Powered by this strong financial incentive, the quest for automation is growing ever more pervasive.

Our quest for better leaders—“Change we can believe in”— is wishful thinking.

In our headlong quest for a legally perfect society, we don’t take the time to take stock of what‘s been created so far.

Hammerstein continued his subtle quest for racial equanimity in Oklahoma!

But sometimes, the quest for facts lets us down, or leads us astray, and leaves us worse off than before, not better.

She began her quest for equal rights shortly after her three-month sentence.

They had searched Mortlake House for Alice, and that vain quest had not wasted more than half-an-hour.

There he stood still for a few seconds and looked around him as if in quest of something.

He was sent from one place to another, in quest of his friend, and made diligent use of his long legs, but without success.

In this quest many paintings, sculptures, and inscriptions were destroyed or defaced of which no record has been preserved.

The Englishman went to see how big the tiger was while I led Kari in quest of my broken flute.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quest, such as: adventure, chase, crusade, expedition, hunt, and inquiry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.