hunting-n; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: The pursuit and killing or capture of animals.

Commentary: HUNTING[+for_animals][+event]

Our ancestors resorted to hunting often.
Hunting is a vile sport.

PropBank: hunting.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: The activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone.

Commentary: HUNTING[+event]

Her hunting for Larry never ceased.
I'll never find it, but you can't fault me for hunting.

PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2