Definitions for haunthɔnt, hɑnt; for 10 also hænt
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haunt, hangout, resort, repair, stamping ground(verb)
a frequently visited place
follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
"her ex-boyfriend stalked her"; "the ghost of her mother haunted her"
haunt, obsess, ghost(verb)
haunt like a ghost; pursue
"Fear of illness haunts her"
be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place
"She haunts the ballet"
A place at which one is regularly found; a hangout.
A feeding place for animals.
To inhabit, or visit frequently (most often used in reference to ghosts).
To make uneasy.
The memory of his past failures haunted him.
To stalk, to follow
The policeman haunted him, following him everywhere.
To live habitually; to stay, to remain.
Origin: From haunten, from hanter, of origin, probably through *, from haimatjanan, from haimaz, from kōim-. Cognate with hamettan, heimta, ham, hantin from the same source. More at home.
to frequent; to resort to frequently; to visit pertinaciously or intrusively; to intrude upon
to inhabit or frequent as a specter; to visit as a ghost or apparition
to practice; to devote one's self to
to accustom; to habituate
to persist in staying or visiting
a place to which one frequently resorts; as, drinking saloons are the haunts of tipplers; a den is the haunt of wild beasts
the habit of resorting to a place
Origin: [F. hanter; of uncertain origin, perh. from an assumed LL. ambitare to go about, fr. L. ambire (see Ambition); or cf. Icel. heimta to demand, regain, akin to heim home (see Home). 36.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It continues to haunt me, it was one of the worst days of my presidency.
If you want my ghost just say ' We've always done it that way.' and i will haunt you for 24 hours.
The member states entered into the TTIP negotiation without a real consensus. This is going to haunt us.
In terms of appeal in a general election, there are comments he has made that can come back to haunt him.
My mother died a painful death from salmonella, and the look of horror on her face as she died shall always haunt me.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- strašit, obcházet, pronásledovatCzech
- στέκι, στοιχειώνωGreek
- vakiopaikka, vaivata, varjostaa, ruokintapaikka, kantapaikka, majailla, olla, asustellaFinnish
- point de rencontre, effrayer, poursuivre, hanter, habiter, séjournerFrench
- követ, kísért, lakikHungarian
- ripoinga, kuku, pokeMāori
- rondspoken, achtervolgen, wonen, trefpunt, beklemmen, verblijvenDutch
- преследовать, обитать, навещать, появляться, посещатьRussian
- hemsöka, bo, mötesplats, träffpunkt, förföljaSwedish
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