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chase

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1 an animal that is hunted or killed
  • the gazelle is a favorite chase of lions
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2 the act of going after or in the tracks of another
  • a high-speed car chase
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chase

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1 to drive or force out
  • chased the cat out of the garden
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2 to go after or on the track of
  • a dog that likes to chase cars
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3 to seek out (game) for food or sport
  • owls often chase mice in the dark
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chase, pursue, follow, trail mean to go after or on the track of something or someone. chase implies going swiftly after and trying to overtake something fleeing or running.
    • a dog chasing a cat
pursue suggests a continuing effort to overtake, reach, or attain.
    • pursued the criminal through narrow streets
follow puts less emphasis upon speed or intent to overtake.
    • friends followed me home in their car
trail may stress a following of tracks or traces rather than a visible object.
    • trail deer
    • trailed a suspect across the country


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