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quests, plural;
  1. Search for something
    • - he was a real scientist, questing after truth
  2. Search for; seek out

Noun
  1. A long or arduous search for something
    • - the quest for a reliable vaccine has intensified
  2. (in medieval romance) An expedition made by a knight to accomplish a prescribed task


  1. make a search (for); "Things that die with their eyes open and questing"; "The animal came questing through the forest"
  2. pursuit: a search for an alternative that meets cognitive criteria; "the pursuit of love"; "life is more than the pursuance of fame"; "a quest for wealth"
  3. the act of searching for something; "a quest for diamonds"
  4. search the trail of (game); "The dog went off and quested"
  5. bay: bark with prolonged noises, of dogs
  6. seek alms, as for religious purposes
  7. In mythology and literature, a quest, a journey towards a goal, serves as a plot device and (frequently) as a symbol. Quests appear in the folklore of every nation and also figure prominently in non-national cultures. ...
  8. Grace Communion International (GCI), formerly the Worldwide Church of God (WCG), is an evangelical Christian denomination based in Glendora, California, United States. Since April 3, 2009, it has used the new name Grace Communion International in the US. ...
  9. The fictional universe of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy series by Douglas Adams is a galaxy-spanning society of interacting extraterrestrial cultures, so the technological level in the series is highly advanced, though often unreliable. ...
  10. A test or an examination (or "exam") is an assessment intended to measure a test-taker's knowledge, skill, aptitude, physical fitness, or classification in many other topics (e.g., beliefs). ...
  11. Quest were a band which included saxophonist Dave Liebman, pianist Richie Beirach, drummer Billy Hart, and, at various times, bassists George Mraz and Ron McClure. Albums include Quest (1981), Quest 2 (1987), Midpoint (1988), Natural Selection (1989), Of one mind (1990) and Redemption.
  12. Quest is a cigarette brand manufactured by Vector Tobacco, based in Mebane, North Carolina. It is manufactured using genetically altered tobacco plants. (http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.02/smoking.html)
  13. Quest may refer to several films: * The Quest (1986 film), the US title of the Australian film Frog Dreaming, directed by Brian Trenchard-Smith * The Quest (film) a 1996 film directed by Jean-Claude Van Damme * Quest (short film) a 1996 Academy Award-winning animated short film directed by Tyron ...
  14. Fabled Lands is the name of a series of fantasy gamebooks written by established gamebook authors Dave Morris and Jamie Thomson and published by Pan Books, a division of Macmillan in the mid 90s. Cover art was by Kevin Jenkins with Russ Nicholson providing maps and illustrations.
  15. A quest in role-playing games -- including massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) and their predecessors, MUDs -- is a task that a player-controlled character or group of characters may complete in order to gain a reward. ...
  16. A journey or effort in pursuit of a goal (often lengthy, ambitious, or fervent); a mission; To seek or pursue a goal; to undertake a mission or job
  17. quantized electronic structure
  18. (QUESTS) are tasks given to you by the townspeople and Din to be completed. You complete quests (tasks) to save the town. Most quests are mandatory and you must complete them to save the town. After completing a quest, you must return to the quest-giver to solve that quest! ...
  19. (Quests) are small, directed adventures or missions whose completion usually result in rewards, such as gold and magical items. Quests are received from various NPCs throughout the game world who are marked with the title "Quest Giver. ...
  20. a very special blend, rarer than Blue Label. (~$500)
  21. Quantifying and Understanding the Earth System
  22. A generally ineffective anti-drug program based on situation ethics and values clarification strategies. Undermining a child's sense of right and wrong, it opens the door for students to think, imagine, and do the unthinkable.
  23. The pursuit of something worthwhile. Dorothy goes with a ragtag crew on a Big Adventure to pursue a Quest.
  24. Quality, Utilization, Effectiveness, Statistically Tabulated
  25. The school district's program for gifted and talented students.