in full pursuit

Definition of in full pursuit

:in the act of chasing someone or something
  • The escaped prisoner ran through the park with the police in full pursuit.

Word by Word Definitions

full play
  1. : containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

  2. : complete especially in detail, number, or duration

  3. : lacking restraint, check, or qualification

  1. : very, extremely

  2. : entirely

  3. : straight, squarely

  1. : the highest or fullest state or degree

  2. : the utmost extent

  1. : to become full

  2. : to make full in sewing

  1. : to shrink and thicken (woolen cloth) by moistening, heating, and pressing

pursuit play
  1. : the act of pursuing

  2. : an activity that one engages in as a vocation, profession, or avocation : occupation


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