Thesaurus

pursue


pursue

verb

Definition of PURSUE

1
to go after or on the track of <the policeman doggedly pursued the pickpocket through the crowded subway station>
Related Words accompany, chaperone (or chaperon), escort; hunt, search (for), seek; eye, observe, watch
Near Antonyms head
Antonyms guide, lead, pilot
2
to go in search of <urged the graduates to pursue personal fulfillment instead of financial success>
Synonyms cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), hunt, look up, pursue, quest, search (for or out), shop (for)
Related Words ferret (out), root (out)
Near Antonyms hide, lose; ignore, neglect

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