Quest vs Questions - What's the difference?

quest | questions |

As an abbreviation quest

is quantized electronic structure.

As a noun questions is




(wikipedia quest)


(en noun)
  • A journey or effort in pursuit of a goal (often lengthy, ambitious, or fervent); a mission.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • Cease your quest of love.
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  • The act of seeking, or looking after anything; attempt to find or obtain; search; pursuit.
  • (obsolete) Request; desire; solicitation.
  • * Herbert
  • Gad not abroad at every quest and call / Of an untrained hope or passion.
  • (obsolete) A group of people making search or inquiry.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • The senate hath sent about three several quests to search you out.
  • (obsolete) Inquest; jury of inquest.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • What lawful quest have given their verdict?

    Derived terms

    * sidequest


    (en verb)
  • To seek or pursue a goal; to undertake a mission or job.
  • To search for; to examine.
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    Alternative forms

    * (archaic)


  • A game in which players must only say questions, and if they don't they lose. Below is an example of how to play.
  • A: Do you know the time?
    B: Can you wait a second while I look for my watch?
    A: Can't you just look at the clock?
    B: Where's the clock?
    A: What clock?
    B: Do you mean the clock on the wall or the one by the door?
    A: What door?
    B: Can you turn around to see the door?
    A: Turn around like this?
    B: Are there any other ways to turn around?
    A: Can you tell me the time yet?
    B: Do you want it the 12-hour or 24-hour format?
    A: Do you think I care?
    B: What does this number on my watch say?
    A: Can't you read numbers?
    B: Do you want to know the time or not?
    A: Of course I do!
    B: Yes, I've just won!
    A: You've won what?
    B: I've won questions !
    A: Ha, that time I won. One all! Game on!


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