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chase1

chase1

 
pronunciation:
cheIs
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
the chase
features:
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: chased, chases, chasing
definition 1: to follow with the goal of overtaking; run after.
The police chased the suspect down the street.I chased the bus for four blocks but still couldn't catch it.
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synonyms:
follow, hunt down, pursue, run after
similar words:
course, dog, hound, run down, shadow, stalk, tail, track, trail
definition 2: to pursue (game) in order to kill; hunt.
The fox chased its prey.
synonyms:
hunt, pursue
similar words:
course, stalk, track, trail
definition 3: to pursue earnestly and persistently.
He is chasing his dream of becoming a great journalist.
synonyms:
pursue
similar words:
aspire to, follow, quest after, strive for
definition 4: to force in a given direction by pursuit or the like; put to flight.
She chased the dog out of the shop.If you're not careful, your bad temper will chase away all your friends.
synonyms:
drive away, run
similar words:
course, eject, expel, oust, rout, shoo
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to pursue (often fol. by after).
He chased after the escaped horses.
synonyms:
pursue, run
similar words:
run down
definition 2: to move hurriedly; rush.
I chased all over town trying to get everything done in time.
synonyms:
dash, fly, hurry, run, rush, scurry, tear
similar words:
career, curse, dart, hasten, scoot, sprint, zoom
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of chasing; pursuit.
The rider, in chase of her horse, ran across the field.
synonyms:
pursuit
similar words:
hunting, quest, stalking
definition 2: anything that is chased.
synonyms:
prey, quarry
similar words:
desideratum, desire, goal, objective
definition 3: a race across open country; steeplechase.
synonyms:
steeplechase
similar words:
fox hunt, race
phrase: the chase
derivation: chaseable (adj.)
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