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Definition 1: a frequently visited place - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for haunt in the sense of this definition

(haunt is a kind of ...) a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

"it was a mountainous area" "Bible country"

(... is a kind of haunt ) a favorite haunt where people gather

Definition 2: haunt like a ghost; pursue - [verb of emotion]

Samples where haunt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fear of illness haunts her

Synonyms for haunt in the sense of this definition

(haunt is a kind of ...) engage or engross the interest or attention of beforehand or occupy urgently or obsessively

"His work preoccupies him" "The matter preoccupies her completely--she cannot think of anything else"

Definition 3: follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to - [verb of motion]

Samples where haunt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her ex-boyfriend stalked her
  • the ghost of her mother haunted her

Synonyms for haunt in the sense of this definition

(haunt is a kind of ...) follow in or as if in pursuit

"The police car pursued the suspected attacker" "Her bad deed followed her and haunted her dreams all her life"

Definition 4: be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place - [verb of motion]

Samples where haunt or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She haunts the ballet

Synonyms for haunt in the sense of this definition

(haunt is a kind of ...) go to certain places as for sightseeing

"Did you ever visit Paris?"

(... is a kind of haunt ) spend time in a certain location or with certain people

"She hangs out at the corner cafe"

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