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chase1

chase1

 
pronunciation:
cheIs
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: chased, chases, chasing
definition 1: to follow with the goal of catching; run after.
The boy chased the ball.
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synonyms:
pursue, run after
similar words:
dog, hound, run down, shadow, stalk, tail, track, trail
definition 2: to force to go in a certain direction; drive away.
Ms. Cohen chased the dog out of the shop.
synonyms:
drive away, run
similar words:
eject, expel, oust, rout
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of chasing; pursuit.
The rider, in chase of her horse, ran across the field.
synonyms:
pursuit
similar words:
hunting, quest, stalking
derivation: chaseable (adj.)
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