Definition of chase down
- Police chased down the robber in an alley.
- I finally chased down that recipe I promised you.
- I chased him down at his old hangout.
: the hunting of wild animals
: the act of chasing : pursuit
: an earnest or frenzied seeking after something desired
: to follow rapidly : pursue
: to follow regularly or persistently with the intention of attracting or alluring
: to ornament (metal) by indenting with a hammer and tools without a cutting edge
: to make by such indentation
: to set with gems
: groove, furrow
: the bore of a cannon
: a rectangular steel or iron frame in which letterpress matter is locked (as for printing)
: toward or in a lower physical position
: to a lying or sitting position
: toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom
: down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on
: to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as
: to cause to fall by or as if by shooting : bring down
: occupying a low position
: directed or going downward
: lower in price
: descent, depression
: an instance of putting down someone (such as an opponent in wrestling)
: a complete play to advance the ball
: an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil
: a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England
: a covering of soft fluffy feathers
: something soft and fluffy like down
: down syndrome
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