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.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hawnt, v.t. to frequent: to follow importunately: to intrude upon continually: to inhabit or visit as a ghost.—v.i. to be much about: to appear or visit frequently.—n. a place much resorted to: (Shak.) habit of frequenting.—p.adj Haunt′ed, frequented, infested, esp. by ghosts or apparitions.—n. Haunt′er.—adv. Haunt′ingly. [O. Fr. hanter; acc. to Littré, a corr. of L. habitāre.]
The numerical value of haunt in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of haunt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of haunt in a Sentence
It comes back to haunt you.
This one'll haunt me for a long time if we can't get it reversed.
It continues to haunt me, it was one of the worst days of my presidency.
Hell tell you, hell be like, Oh that small wager might come back to haunt you, kid.
The reason I persist on this 100-year-old issue is because it continues to haunt Turkey.
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Translations for haunt
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- 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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